WATCH: Tucker says “They’re banning Dr. Seuss not because he was a racist, but precisely because he wasn’t”

During a recent segment blasting several Dr. Seuss books now being “cancelled” Tucker Carlson made the argument that “they’re banning Dr. Seuss not because he was a racist, but precisely because he wasn’t.”

“Dr. Seuss was not a racist,” Carlson said. “He was an evangelist against bigotry. He wrote an entire shelf of books against racism, and not in a subtle way. They were clearly, explicitly against racism. That was the whole point of writing them, to teach children not to be racist.”

“What’s surprising is how calculated it is,” he continued “Canceling Dr. Seuss isn’t stupid. It’s intentional. They’re banning Dr. Seuss not because he was a racist, but precisely because he wasn’t.”

“There’s no real difference between the two groups,” he added. “They don’t know that. They’re convinced stars are all-important so they spend the entire story jockeying for position based on the relative star-ness, until they realize in the uplifting final pages of the story none of it matters. Underneath the stars, they’re all the same, all Sneetches. Who cares who got a star?”

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