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Tue Mar 2, 2021, 02:49 PM

26. Dr. Seuss was Jewish.

He did a lot of anti-Nazi anti-Hitler, anti-America First work.

As an illustrator, he portrayed people as caricatures as a means of shorthand communication, much like comedians still do now. So his portrayals of Jews as stingy or Africans as uncivilized are, to me, more a reflection of the times than his own personal beliefs.

I have a feeling if he were here today he wouldn't have objections to the critique but would understand it.
Times change and we evolve, hopefully for the better!

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