Republican values are race-neutral

Republican values are race-neutral

As a child, I watched the Dr. Seuss cartoon "The Sneetches" at Yankee Ridge School along with Elizabeth Hess. I, too, was taken by its message that "race and ethnicity shouldn't divide our society."

That's why I am a libertarian Republican. It is the Republican Party that believes people should be judged by the content of their character, not the color of their skin, as Dr. King envisioned.

The Democrat Party, on the other hand, is obsessed with identity politics, which assumes that people do and should think in particular ways based on their race, gender and religion.

LAURA KANIS

Urbana