Political Leaders And Personalities Slam Move To Cancel Dr. Seuss

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Political leaders, personalities and conservative commentators took to social media Tuesday to slam the move to cancel Dr. Seuss.

“Utterly asinine,” Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted, along with a link to an article in the New York Post about the latest cancellation. (RELATED: Cancel Culture, Coronavirus And Endless Virtue Signaling: Here Are The 5 Worst Things About 2020)

“Joe Biden trying to cancel Dr. Seuss,” Cruz added.

“If we’re canceling Dr. Seuss, why not also Roald Dahl?” conservative commentator Dana Loesch tweeted. “And why limit to books? Why not cancel Chanel?” (RELATED: Celebrities, Political Personalities Denounce Violent Insurrection At Capitol Hill)

“Wasn’t she a literal Nazi agent?” she added. “Yet look at the continued world-wide appeal of that brand. FTR, I hate cancel culture, but also hate inconsistency.”

Six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published due to alleged “racist and insensitive imagery” in the beloved children’s series, the business that preserves and protects the author’s legacy told the Associated Press.

“These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong,” Dr. Seuss Enterprises said in the statement about the move.

“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,” the statement added.