The lover Dr. Seuss creation (along with running mates thing 1 and also Thing 2) announced his candidacy for the nation"s highest office together the "Kids" Candidate."


I will not vote for the man in the red tieI will not vote for the woman in the blue pant suitI will not eat green eggs and also ham.But I will run for president.

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The Cat in the cap announced today that that is running for president as the one and only “Kids’ Candidate.” and he named Thing 1 and Thing 2 together his running mates. The Cat in the cap kicked off his project with an notice in prior of the Springfield, Massachusetts, home of his so late creator, Dr. Seuss (aka Theodore Geisel).

The Cat in the hat is to run to “represent all that Dr. Seuss believed about children — the they have actually the intellect, imagination and also power to affect our people positively, while additionally having fun,” stated a statement from publisher Random residence Children’s Books. The statement also cited Dr. Seuss’ words: “A person’s a person, no matter just how small” (Horton Hears a Who!); “You have actually brains in her head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any type of direction friend choose” (Oh, the areas You’ll Go!); “Unless someone choose you cares a totality awful lot, naught is walk to gain better. It’s not” (The Lorax); and also “I know, up on optimal you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom, we, too, should have actually rights” (Yertle the Turtle and also Other Stories).

The news just happens to coincide v the July 26 release of One Vote, two Votes, i Vote, You Vote a new book starring the Cat in the hat to teach young children about democracy and also voting. As part of the launch, Random residence Children’s Books and Dr. Seuss Enterprises space holding an election for young readers to poll for a charity/favorite character:

• poll for Reading and also Education to support first Book, through Dick and also Sally native The Cat in the Hat!

• vote for s Conservation to assistance Oceana, with Red Fish and Blue Fish indigenous One Fish two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish!

• vote for the setting to support Conservation International, v the Lorax!

• vote for Fighting Hunger to support Feed the Children, v Sam-I-Am! indigenous Green Eggs and also Ham!

• poll for goodness for all to assistance PACER Center, through Horton from Horton Hears a Who!

The winning cause/character will obtain a $10,000 donation. Voting start July 26 and also can be done here. It end Nov. 8. Winners will be announced in December.

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The race between Clinton and also Trump possibly a toss-up, however it’s not hard to predict just how the residents of Whoville room going to vote.