No, Dr. Seuss hasn’t been “canceled.” Granted, you’d never know it from the ruckus that erupted after Theodor Seuss Geisel’s estate decided to stop publishing six lesser-known titles by the celebrated children’s book author because they contained offensive racial stereotypes.
Here’s some advice for Democrats. It will run over 600 words, but I can give you the gist of it in two: Stop whining.
“If you’re white, you’re all right. If you’re brown, stick around. If you’re black, get back.” — African-American folk saying I was about to give
You may, if you are old enough, recall a TV actor named Foster Brooks.
If you’re going to lie, make it a good one.
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”
So says Dick the Butcher in Shakespeare’s “Henry VI, Part 2.”
We meet, my friends, in the face of evil.
You’d think it would be the one thing we could all agree upon.
Here’s how The Southern Poverty Law Center defines a hate group.
It is, they say, “an organization that — based on its official statements or principles, the statements of its leaders, or its activities — has beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics.”
A man named Josef Buzhminski told this story at the trial of Adolf Eichmann.