Listen to Episode 860 of Slate’s The Gist:
Was Dr. Seuss racist? Or did his books just not age well? And what is the appropriate response to a canonical work that seems to be littered with racially charged depictions? Philip Nel takes on all these questions and poses some more of his own in his latest book, Was the Cat in the Hat Black?
In the Spiel, what if the office of the presidency were leveraged for the sake of constant distraction? We are finding out.
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