Dr. Seuss Is Not Cancelled, It's Just Time To Retire Books With Racist Imagery

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    By updating the Dr. Seuss book catalog to remove titles with insensitive imagery, the late author's estate has renewed their commitment to making reading fun for ALL people. #Colbert #ALateShow #Monologue
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    1. Ann Burgess

      Dr. Seuss books are seen as racist for illustrating racial stereotypes. And yet today (14-04-21), the BBC diversity department complains that Luther, played by Idriss Elba, doesn't sufficiently fit his racial stereotype by not eating Carribean food and wearing Carribean clothes. Why can't we just let everyone be?

    2. Chet K

      So sad when none of the books actually caused any damage to kids nor did I hear a kid become racist because of the books. The creators have been bullied by ignorant and all too sensitive people. They think that’s gonna stop racism. I mean there are far more pressing matters that harm kids, like human trafficking, drugging kids at a young age.... this alone makes criminals, not stable kids, kids with depression... i mean common lets not be stupid here!!! I read cinderella books around 500 times when i was young. Never for once did i question why cinderella was white. The thought of racism never occurred to me. I had friends from every colour. I treated everyone as my friend. Lets not make something out of nothing.

    3. Simon Nallan

      Most beta male.

    4. Doug G


    5. Jared Herren

      Yes clearly books that were written about 80 years ago should be held to today's lofty standards.

    6. Eric Olsen


    7. Eric Olsen

      And who decides what is racist ????

      1. bianchi1885

        Leftists like Colbert. Being called a "racist" in 2021 America is the equivalent of being called a "witch" in 1690s New England. It's meaningless.

    8. M C

      10:52 "Thing 1 and Thing 2" I'm pissing my pants over here !

      1. Danamon

        Damn hes so funny -_-

    9. Source Feezy

      Damnnn Colbert fell off hard...... took the libtard route

    10. Dean Walker

      Its time to hang it up......seriously.

    11. Dean Walker

      Sock hop?!

    12. Dean Walker

      NDG.... way to bring on the heavy weights!!!

    13. keisreeman

      I can only hope that cancelling these books will increase every person's interest in reviving them.

    14. jon e depth

      The laugh tracks didnt help you

    15. Dustin Vestal

      Why do I feel like the likes on this video is fake. All the comments are trashing it.

    16. James Orenthal Nguyen

      I made it through 3 full mins before tapping out... ⚰️⚰️☠️

    17. J R

      Can someone please tell me who in the world “THEY” is?

      1. Matthew Koon

        ‘They’ is Faux New’s secret enemy, who is a shadow movement of liberals who are so powerful they have infiltrated the government and are canceling conservative views, and yet are so weak they are no match for ‘the real truth’ they preach. It’s a bunch of lies, smoke, and mirrors, preying on people’s fears and ignoring the real issues.

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    19. Paul L

      Colbert... unsurprisingly part of the Left's cancel culture. 🤷‍♀️

    20. Mr. Pung

      This old woman is disgusting and if you follow her advise and backwards morality, you are on an evil path.

    21. Spencer Baron

      The left Cardi B good Dr Suess bad

      1. Anonymous

        I like Cardi B's verse on Bruno Mars' Finesse and, while I barely listen to it, I do have an appreciation for WAP. That being said, even though I'm left leaning, I'm against what they're doing to Dr. Seuss.

    22. Penny Omega

      Or. Here me out, we don’t have to literally remove everything someone in the past does because that’s falsifying history and ignoring the mistakes of the past? Not like the books were written by Hitler. It’s also amazing to me that people just proclaim something is racist and end it it there🤦🏽‍♂️ No dude. YOU thinking something is racism doesn’t mean it is

    23. Jasper Gillgannon

      Trying to rewrite history never works

    24. Fallen Angel99

      Creepy man

    25. Black Steel In The Hour of Chaos

      Colbert has morphed into that 60-something divorced woman who drives a Subaru with "Hillary 2016" stickers all over it. He's about as funny too...


      Democrats deleted childhood.

    27. Michael Odell

      Jesus, I don't even recognize my country anymore. You should be ashamed, Colbert

    28. CamoLive

      Okay so cancel Mein Kampf

    29. The Breakdown

      So you can just say we are retiring stuff now instead of canceling. Okay that makes everything okay.

      1. The Breakdown

        @Matthew Koon if i told you to paint your house a different color because i found that the current color was offensive to asian people, you would prob say, nah im not a racist and neither is the paint on my house. But what if by keeping the current paint you and your family were blasted for being racist by social media outlets.

      2. The Breakdown

        @Matthew Koon they arent deciding on their own. They are bowing before a group of over sensitive people that will slander their names through media if their demands are not met.

      3. Matthew Koon

        If I sell a product, and decide on my own to stop selling that product, I’m not ‘being canceled’. I’m just choosing what I want to sell, and why. It’s the conservative media’s reaction that is trying to change other people’s mind through outrage.

    30. David Henderson

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    31. Dr. Smith

      Next will be history books and monuments with depiction of racism to remind us this shit happened and we shouldn't do the same mistakes and have definition of what racism is and why it's bad... Oh wait... That's the goal.

    32. Quidpro Quo

      Michelle Obama reading from Seuss to children was fine though ? Ok 👍

    33. John Schnack

      Sounds like this guy thinks suppressing freedom of speech is ok

    34. learning for everyone

      then if any talk show person ever went to say a party in black face it is time to retire them from their show nojoy behar, lets treat people like you treat those books.

    35. Jim O'Donnelly

      All the people going crazy over the Dr. Seuss books are really saying, "Damn, we want books that are racist! We can't read, but we want 'em!"

      1. Spencer Baron

        The left logic Cardi B = good Dr suess = bad

      2. Pooh Bear

        Have you looked at the offending books yourself? Or are you just parroting some shit you heard ?

    36. Jeremy

      Is this supposed to be funny?

    37. J Y

      Retiring books.


      Democrats are losers and they hate kids

      1. bush man

        @SAVE AMERICA yeah because you are saying that just to make people mad


        @bush man you mad

      3. bush man

        😐 troll alt account

    39. Eldores Chess

      Lol they just can change the books

    40. charles hetrick

      Hey they’re canceling Capt underpants now! When in history were the folks banning books the good guys?

      1. charles hetrick


    41. mike cutting

      It starts with books. That's the way the Nazi's started. History doesn't matter anymore we'll write it so it's fit for all. No truth need believe it or you could get cancelled too...

    42. Kate Lanxner

      Canceled does not have 2 L's. Just a fluke but true.

    43. D Scott

      Remember when Stephen was funny? No? Me neither.

    44. Herbert Brown

      We all know who the book burners are and have always been

    45. TossedSalads

      Hard to believe in the 2000s I thought this guy was a force for good in the world.

      1. Viva el Rock & Eddy!

        Who are you talking about? The man in the video or Dr. Seuss? If its Dr. Seuss, then he is a force for good. He was known as an anti racist who wrote books for liberals in the 1950s and 60s when racism was actually an issue. He promoted reading for kids in a time where illiteracy was an issue. These SJWs are a joke and cringy. Instead of being angry that the Middle East is still getting airstriked by bombs or the fact that there are people in Africa who still practice modern day slavery, they are getting offended by Mr. Potato Head. 🤢🤮

      2. Dirt Bag

        Let kids worship gangster rappers that are dying from what they rap about but god forbid they pickup a dr Seuss book

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      4. The Skwis

        Problem is we grew up.

    46. bianchi1885

      The overwhelming comments pushing back on Colbert and the decision to cancel some of these titles has no resemblance to the like-to-dislike ratio of this video. Hmmm, i wonder why?

      1. Jared Herren

        @bianchi1885 NLname would never manufacture likes to dislikes on videos. What possible motivation would they have to spin book burning/censorship in a positive light?

      2. bianchi1885

        @Jared Herren 🐑 🐑 🐑

      3. Jared Herren

        Maybe because a large amount of his audience shares his opinion?

    47. Kiryk Drewinski

      Cancel Cultures is so ridiculous. How arrogant one must be to think that such books were not able to screw your own childhood and development but will do so for future generations?? You really think children of the future are such dumb snowflakes? ...Well, with an upbringing like yours, they probably will be. This is called self fulfilling prophecy. Congrats! I already see you canceling all history books as there is some weird stuff in them too. 🤦‍♂️ Life is hard, there are some lessons to be learned from bad things too, you know. Of course you know that as you had the privilege to learn them with no restrictions. Give your children the same chance!

      1. Spencer Baron

        The left logic Cardi B = good Dr suess = bad

    48. Austin Wilder

      What a shell of a human being

    49. no name

      So we can talk about cardi bs pussy but we can’t talk abt different types of eggs what smh

    50. Antoinette Hicks

      Emotional, wasn't expecting the Dr Seuss parody to turn into a shout out to black n brown authors. That's awesome 👌🏾

    51. Laura Župčić

      How many of you aknowledge that Jack Philips shouldn't have been harassed over refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding in a private bakery?

    52. stuffforgood goody

      Whether you think the books should be pulled or not I think we can all agree that politicians need to shut the fuck up about this.

    53. Treson Saint

      I noticed no one is talking about cancelling Coco Chanel who literally was a Nazi and anti-semite

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    59. Steven D. Bennett

      Thank you President Trump for making the Covid vaccines possible!

    60. Jason Beale

      'Brave Ali' in Scrambled Eggs Super is not racist at all. The idiots have taken over.

    61. Ricky Bachman

      Sooooooooooo cringe.

    62. Christopher Barton

      Books, books, books. Can we burn them in a can? Can we politicize and demonize them is that the plan? Yes we don't want to offend. But liberals no what's best for everyone the END.

      1. Spencer Baron

        The left logic Cardi B = good Dr suess = bad

    63. Brandon Veach

      Colbert used to be funny

    64. Johnny Harshbarger

      Fahrenheit 451

    65. Neroidius

      There’s people in China being rounded up by the government and put in concentration camp last where they are tortured and put to forced labor, kids are being taken away from their families and never seen again. It’s the Nazi Holocaust all over again. But the thing that needs to be addressed is children’s books that everyone reads but whiny bitches decided they’re offensive now

    66. TuN'avaisQu'àPas

      Today, late shows are just 100% pure state propaganda. Look at this weird looking old well paid man telling you that the sky is purple, that a rock can be a bird, and that Dr. Seuss is not cancelled. Making people believe a distorted version of what is just simply obvious. At this point, if you are a grown person and you believe that, you need help right now.

    67. Nena Restrepo

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    68. Titus Tarquinius Sulla

      Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato head this year, what yal betting on next year?! I remember reading all these as a kid and now I read them to my kids, not once did I ever seek offensive material nor did I find any offensive material

    69. Nunya Bidnis

      We are free to choose not to buy or read Dr Seuss books are we not? Well no we are not! Not free at all.

    70. Andrew Butler

      Jesus is the only way to the kingdom of light

    71. Tops Bottom

      Time to retire racist books? Ok how about Charles Darwin and the preservation of favored races?

    72. Richard Hebert

      Those people are fucked up but I tell you one thingI will never read my grand children a book about a cross dressing boy that’s way more fucked up.

    73. Paul Morphy

      Well, Stevi-pooh, I think you'll have to cancel the Bible too at this point. Sure wish your show would get cancelled along with... It's insufferable, but I guess you can just dismiss all critical remarks by ascribing them all to right wing cranks. It couldn't possibly be your fault, could it?

    74. Joe Grow

      how do people listen to this tool? useless

    75. Joe Grow

      people need to toughen up

    76. erick tejada

      The toothsome taurus reassembly cheat because range microcephaly wipe minus a immense ramie. lowly, typical playground

    77. Bill Motly

      Came here for the stupid doc sues nonsense and all I see is this old man Yelling billy and other nonsense...

    78. Ronnie Alacre

      Was I wrong? Isn't this a comedy show? I'm a bit confused.

    79. The Xplodenator

      So in other words... Dr. Seuss is canceled

    80. jj jj

      GFYS!!! POS!!! Hahahaha!!!

    81. Anthony Acri

      Sharpening knives for Cuomo to live out his Vitro Scotti creed, while that bumbling petaphile stumbles onto his Imperial Ambra, you know like the girl whose bellyaching, he called it is causing a dirtbag like Cyrus Junior to give up a sash I'm sure he thought heed be buried in...but...

    82. Anthony Acri

      And of course, it will never be the Godfather, will it, Steve...? You wont be cancelled, despite the gals running from the writers room at 30 rock whod I meet when in arts school and at a placed called the Funny Bone , hehe, not even in a Paddywacked way, you'll just be canned, like the Sonny Bono Show, He and She, Supertrain and Hotl Baltimore ...

    83. Vape Cat

      10:29 “Change” more like a murder. A change would be changing words and pictures. Removing whole books for 1 word is dumb.

      1. Connor R. Hunter

        As a creative person, I'd rather have people choose to not publish my work than have them change it

    84. Jason Broadwell

      Book burning jerks, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

    85. Sunil Marcus 2.0

      Why don't you cancel wap

    86. Henry Willsher

      Slowly, everything will become ok to cancel and snivelling people like this guy will explain it to us.

    87. Hans Olav Rækken Nordland

      Racist content? Evrything is racist this days. Theis is onely virtuesignaling from priviliged people doing nothing to solve the real problems peoplems faceing real people.

    88. G R A C E Y

      AND this is the same reason why WDW is changing Splash Mountain. It’s just time to retire the movies and books that have racist ties. (Ie: the 1946 movie Song of the South, a movie many view as racist).

    89. F30 Rocity

      This like ratio, has to be fake.

    90. Caroline Hathaway

      43 thousand people do not like this

    91. Mister Ex

      It's just time to ban colbert

    92. Morcrist

      "they don't gotta burn a book they just remove them" Who knew Rage Against the Machine was talking about Dr. Seuss....this shit is getting crazy.

    93. Bane

      Anyone can get offended by anything. So should we ban everything? An atheist can say he's offended by religion and a religious man can say he's offended by atheists. If you are offended by something, such as a book, don't read it. If you don't like how another person lives, stop looking at them.

    94. Alex Reeves

      Stop defending biden

    95. Salvage Monster

      “Fun for al people” hmmm ironic Stephen

    96. Salvage Monster

      Wait wasn’t this the same host that was praising Cuomo 9 months ago? Hmmmm

    97. sam clemens

      Colbert anyone agreeing with some of the books. Is a Heretic. Steven what words are next? Steven you do understand the 1st amendment? Biddy bye Biden as complete lost of respect for the Constitution and Amendments. Is this a treasonous crime? I truly hope so. Steve I hope you do like your current job. As me and several thousands of voters will sue and get you fired. Please go ahead a laugh. Will see who is laughing at whom. When are we going to see grinding on another guy on public TV. Also how is WOP more educating than children's books. Hope when you may die as you age. That God just sits and laughs His butt off. Then pushes the red button and waves at you as you head down town. That is only a one way pass.

    98. Rodrigo Candido

      They should only put an warning on the beggining of the books, not stop to pubblish them. It's necessary to children understand, that steriotyps are wrong nowadays. Hide it isn't solve the problem.

    99. Elvis Lives

      what an obvious sell-out this guy is ...... total Golablist puppet ...... hope the $$$$ was worth if for you when you sold yourself

    100. BurialKru

      Yay, cancel culture we love you, not.