it treats voters as guilty of fraud until proven innocent by a card.
By that logic, isn't requiring any form of identification treating "voters as guilty of fraud until proven innocent?" Or can we just approach now, say I'm so and so, and vote, no questions asked? That's the only way someone could be treated as beyond reproach.
The headline is a bit deceptive.
"There is nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things we don't know yet." -Ambrose Bierce