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The Real Dr. Seuss Scandal

The problem is not a publisher’s decision to discontinue some titles; it’s the ascendancy of a cultish version of “social justice”

First Lady Michelle Obama reading The Cat in the Hat to kids at Ft. Bragg, March 12, 2009 (Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty)

If you roll your eyes at the mere mention of the Dr. Seuss controversy, I don’t blame you. No, it’s not “book-banning” when Dr. Seuss Enterprises, a private corporation, discontinues new printings of…

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Cathy Young

Cathy Young

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Russian-Jewish-American writer. Associate editor, Arc Digital; contributor, Reason, Newsday, The Forward etc. https://www.patreon.com/CathyYoung