Dr. Seuss On Appeasers

Believe it or not, Dr. Seuss used to be a political cartoonist and he did some absolutely phenomenal cartoons that took aim at American isolationists in the run up to WW2, most of whom were in the GOP (although a majority of Americans opposed getting involved in the war until Pearl Harbor).

The funny thing about cartoons like this one is that if you change the foe from the Nazis to the terrorists and their backers, these cartoons are every bit as applicable to the Democrats today as they were to the isolationists back then:

I will say one thing in defense of the isolationists like Charles Lindbergh: after Pearl Harbor, almost all of them changed their minds. In my book, that puts them ahead of the liberals today who still aren’t serious about fighting terrorism even after 9/11.

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