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Tue Mar 2, 2021, 08:39 PM

46. Interesting. The Birch Society strongly advocated for banning Dr Seuss Books

back in the day because ..... wait for it..

Birchers considered Dr Seuss books as Communist Indoctrination tools, Communist leanings indoctrinating the young minds of American children toward sympathizing with the Soviet Union, Anti-American Pro Communist blah blah blah

take your pick.

My daughter's grandparents on her father's side were John Birchers through and through. They were horrified to learn that I read Dr. Seuss books to her and that she had quite a collection along with Shel Silverstein and Maurice Sendak.

Well she didn't grow up to be a racist, or a bigot or a communist. She's more left than I am, maybe leans towards Socialism but definitely not a Communist.

Maybe it's just me, but our peeps sure know how take their eye off the ball pretty quickly.

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