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Dr. Seuss Was a Lefty. The Culture War Came for Him Anyway

It was only a matter of time until the culture war came for Dr. Seuss aka Theodore Geisel. The old critiques that he was a racist are as baseless as they are inescapable in academic circles which are dedicated to deconstructing everything. The Dr. Seuss books sit atop children’s literature like King Kong. And while they often have a political subtext, it’s far too subtle for contemporary lefty standards. As the culture war kicks into gear, so does the purge.

But, unlike the Little House on the Prairie books, a major target of institutional purges, whose co-author was a key figure in the libertarian movement and whose work was at least, to some degree, like Little Orphan Annie, a rebuke of FDR and the New Deal, Geisel was a lefty with impeccable credentials on racism.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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