President Donald Trump was roundly mocked back when it seemed a Confederate war figure’s statue was being defaced or toppled pretty much every hour of every day.  It was not so much that he defended the statues when weak-kneed conservatives were falling over themselves to concede to the left, or even relocate them, so progressives might like us more.  Trump also wondered out loud whether the founding fathers’ statues would be next.

And they were next.

Now, not long after kneeling NFL players seemed to knock the statue controversy out of the news cycle, progressives have come with a new genre for racism – Dr. Seuss books.

Massachusetts grade school librarian Liz Phillips Soeiro wants to do to Dr. Seuss what the rest of her progressive ilk did to both statues of Robert E. Lee and a rando sportscaster named Robert Lee – destroy them. Melania Trump donated Suess books to the school library.  Soeiro did not pass up a chance to take a swipe at Mrs. Trump and had no qualms about exploiting the most harmless and politics free name in children’s books, Theodore Geisel, aka. Dr. Seuss.

Liz Phillips Soeiro, librarian in Cambridge

“Another fact that many people are unaware of is that Dr. Seuss’s illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes,” Soeiro wrote, giving  examples of “If I Ran a Zoo” and “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” as clear “racist mockery” in Seuss’ art.

The collection included such non-controversial titles for“National Read a Book Day,”  as “The Cat in the Hat”; “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish”; “Wacky Wednesday”; “Green Eggs and Ham”; and “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” Mrs Trump sent ten books to one school in every state.  Here’s Mrs. Trump’s communications director’s response:

“She has demonstrated this in both actions and words since her husband took office, and sending books to children across the country is but one example,” she said. “To turn the gesture of sending young students some books into something divisive is unfortunate, but the First Lady remains committed to her efforts on behalf of children everywhere.”

And just like they weren’t toppling statues when Barack Obama, Bill Clinton or even Bush was in office, schools were not objecting to Dr. Seuss books when their respective first ladies were reading them and donating them – as they did.

If it’s overworked to say, “You can’t make this up,” it’s because it always happens, and you can’t make it up. And don’t tell progressives, but there is a statue of Dr. Seuss – in California of all places.