Does This Remind You of “45”?

//Does This Remind You of “45”?

Does This Remind You of “45”?

A 1940’s Dr. Seuss political cartoon criticized Americans for not caring about the deaths of foreign children. [1]

It sounds like history is repeating itself with our current administration and their attitude toward DACA, the Dreamers.  Notice the words on the lady’s sweater.

One prominent rumor accurately held that Anne Frank was one of many Jewish children denied entry to the United States in the early stages of World War II, and as a result she (like others) died in the Holocaust. [1]

Dr. Seuss - Immigration Cartoon

Published in PM Magazine – October 1, 1941

References:

  1. Snopes, Fact Check, November 23, 2015, and January 27, 2018
  2. The Atlantic, January 31, 2017, Sophie Gilbert – The Complicated Relevance of Dr. Seuss’s Political Cartoons – The children’s author’s early works have been finding a new audience among those opposed to the “America First” policies of President Trump.
2018-01-28T15:10:53+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Politics|0 Comments

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