Dr. Seuss: Another Casualty of Cancel Culture

Six Dr. Seuss books pulled for racist images

“These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong,” Dr. Seuss Enterprises said Tuesday.

Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author’s legacy said Tuesday.

“These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong,” Dr. Seuss Enterprises told The Associated Press in a statement that coincided with the late author and illustrator’s birthday.

“Ceasing sales of these books is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ catalog represents and supports all communities and families,” it said.

The other books affected are “McElligot’s Pool,” “On Beyond Zebra!,” “Scrambled Eggs Super!,” and “The Cat’s Quizzer.”


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The Palmetto Cynic
The Palmetto Cynic
2 months ago

Nazi book burning and the dystopian Fahrenheit 451 are completely outdated. It’s far easier to cancel an author altogether. Here’s how effective cancel culture is for any who doubt how truly dangerous it is:
I dare any of you to find the offensive page(s) of “If I Ran the Zoo” by Seuss. Unless you happened to get this more obscure Seuss book for your kids, you can forget finding it online even in e-book format. E-cancellation is far more destructive and far more dystopian than the book burning of old.