“Cancel Culture” Didn’t Cancel Dr. Seuss. Capitalism Did.

The decision to stop publishing six Dr. Seuss titles was purely business.

Image: Thing 1 and Thing 2, characters from Dr. Seuss’s “The Cat in the Hat,” portrayed in a mural. Credit: Scott Webb, Unsplash

On March 2, Dr. Seuss Enterprises that it intended to cease publication of six Seuss titles, ranging from the career-launching And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street to titles that I, despite being a member of the Dr. Seuss book…