Will Social Security cards continue to look like this? Photographer: Jenny Swanson/E+ via Getty Images

Sunday Question for Liberals

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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What do you think of the idea of making Social Security cards into de facto national (photo) ID cards?

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(Jonathan Bernstein covers U.S. politics for Bloomberg View.He is co-editor of "The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2012."Follow him onTwitter at @JBPlainblog.)

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