A Cat in the Woodpile?
So today I learned that Dr. Seuss is racist. I loved him as a kid. I had no idea. I feel so dirty.It’s probably true, too–by today’s standards. I went back and checked his book, If I Ran the Zoo, which has been mentioned in this regard. In it Seuss writes of trips to exotic destinations to capture exotic beats. None of the destinations are real, but the people of Zomba-ma-Tant all wear their eyes at a slant. It is racist nowadays to notice such things. The inhabitants of the African island of Yerka are drawn wearing grass skirts and