Racism and racial representation on soaps in Discuss The Soaps Posted July 15, 2020 36 minutes ago, Aback said: That was revolting. Woah suddenly I'm really fond of TK as Ridge. And I'm all for an umpteenth Thorne recast (given what Ingo tweeted). I thought L.A. was more liberal than this. There are a good amount of people there who aren't remotely liberal. It is a fairly liberal place but sometimes just how liberal it is gets overstated.