Dr. Seuss books currently occupy nine of the top ten slots on Amazon’s bestsellers list, a day after the author's estate announced it was discontinuing six titles that contained 'hurtful' imagery.
A day after the author’s estate announced the discontinuation of six titles that contained ‘hurtful’ imagery, Dr. Seuss books occupy nine of the top ten slots on Amazon’s be…
If I Ran the Zooappeared to have been, though it’s now sold out as well.In addition toIf I Ran the Zoo, the six discontinued Dr. Seuss books includeAnd to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, McElligot’s Pool, On Beyond Zebra!, Scrambled Eggs Super!
, andThe Cat’s Quizzer. Dr. Seuss Enterprises said it decided to remove the books from print after an internal review found the books “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong. Ceasing sales of these books,” a statement read, “is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ catalog represents and supports all communities and families.”Read more: Rolling Stone »
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I hope all the people who bought them will be jailed. This is how dictatorial censorship works right? Just don't ban Green Eggs and Ham Why the quote marks around “hurtful”? Wouldn’t you be hurt if you were caricatured as “slant eyes”? Great campaign! Well, thats how sell guns....scare people into thinking they are going to be taken away...
Starting to wonder if it wasn’t just a big publicity stunt. They could have pulled them quietly and few would have noticed. LMAO! Cancel Culture backfired. I’ve never heard of these books! One fish Two fish Racist Blue fish Fox crowd so angry about Dr Seuss choosing to retire a few lousy selling books that instead of a ban, they buy more books?!
Cancel culture sucks! It’s beyond absurd that even Dr. Seuss is getting cancelled now...People need to toughen up They are collectibles now. I never read these four. Three of them don’t even sound familiar. I read well known ones, Cat in the Hat, Hop on Pop etc... I had the 3 good ones already. Green Eggs and Ham, The Places You'll Go and The Sneetches. DontWhatAboutMe
🤔 Books tend to have a very long 'shelf life' the love for r*cist shit, the humanity has failed Just say No. Of course Awe the snowflakes are at it again. I love when the right uses the term cancel culture. Like they spent the last 50 years trying to get certain rock groups canceled (twisted sister) tv shows (married with children) video games (gta) but now it’s a problem because it’s their things getting attacked. Well boo hoo.
ᴡʜᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪs ɴᴏᴛ ʀɪɢʜᴛ I was thinking of buying a couple tbh The so-called cancel culture it's a tremendous bullshit. Racist love racist memorabilia