Letter of the week: GOP deserves better

08/17/2014 10:00 AM

08/17/2014 3:00 PM

GOP deserves better

I am disgusted with the hostility directed at the Republican Party.

Has it ever occurred to anyone that the hostility aimed at members of the GOP is the same as that directed at African-Americans, Hispanics, Asian-Americans, gays, lesbians and others?

Democrats are not any better. President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have been showing us that.

I am not a Republican. I am one of millions of Americans who as third-party supporters and independents are disgusted with both parties.

On another note, who needs voter-identification laws to keep people from voting? The negative campaigns in this midterm election year have been doing an excellent job of that.

Timothy Johnson, 57, of Kansas City was born at Fort Leavenworth and moved to Kansas City in the 1960s. He works at a thrift store in the Northland. He likes to write as a hobby and also enjoys studying maps — from world maps to local ones.

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