Dr. Seuss Was So Political

Who would have figured old Dr. Seuss was so political? Rick Minear at UCSD has collected a number of the good doctor’s works as chief editorial cartoonist for the New York newspaper PM. “Because of the fame of his children’s books (and because we often misunderstand these books) and because his political cartoons have remained largely unknown, we do not think of Dr. Seuss as a political cartoonist,” writes Minear.

Thing is, I think I like his politics. Whether he was a doctor or not, I don’t know. But his real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel, 1904-1991.