About a week ago, I asked Cato's Jim Harper for a Real ID OpEd. Here it is.
Time, Once Again, for Our Odd National ID Ritual
.. the most amusing part of this tradition. REAL ID is going nowhere fast. But people in the press don’t know that. And state and local officials don’t follow the issue carefully, so they think they have to fall in line with the national ID program. Yet they never have, and they never will.
Perhaps a chronology will help illustrate how meaningless REAL ID’s deadlines have been.
SEE ALSO: DHS Delays REAL ID Implementation Indefinitely