From Freddie Gray's neighborhood and beyond, bewilderment follows dropping of charges
The Baltimore Sun


4. Many of Seuss' "bigger books" were political allegories. "The most political ones were written after the war: 'Horton Hears a Who!' was anti-discrimination; 'The Sneetches' was an opposition to anti-Semitism; 'Yertle the Turtle' was about the rise of Hitler, an anti-fascist children's book; 'The Lorax,' about taking care of the environment; and 'The Butter Battle Book.' There are other ones with political messages, but those are the most obviously engaged."