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The culture war comes for Dr. Seuss



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Added 09-28-17 07:12:01pm EST - “Surely, no one would think to politicize this simple gesture from the first lady, right?” - Washingtonexaminer.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtonexaminer.com: “The culture war comes for Dr. Seuss”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

"The culture war has eaten America. Everyone is to blame and everyone will suffer for it," the Weekly Standard's Jonathan Last wrote this week of President Trump's ongoing feud with the National Football League.

The ongoing conflict between red and blue escalated this week when the librarian of a Massachusetts elementary school rejected a donation of children's books from first lady Melania Trump.

Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Mass., is one of 50 schools in the nation chosen by the White House to receive donations of Dr. Seuss books, including the Cat in the Hat, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham and Oh, the Places You'll Go!

"Getting an education is perhaps the most important and wondrous opportunity of your young lives. Your education will be a lifelong pursuit that will sustain and carry you far beyond your wildest imaginations," the first lady said in a note that accompanied the donation.

The books, which are being provided as part of a larger push to promote National Read a Book Day, are meant to call attention to the recipient's higher standards.

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