Book Banning Ain’t What It Used To Be

Poet Amanda Gorman delivers a poem during the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. (Photo by Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images)

Dear Reader (even those of you who thought it a good idea to invite Bill Clinton to an HR conference), 

Earlier in the week there was one of those stories that helps feed the ravenous maw of perpetual outrage. Ron DeSantis banned a poem by Amanda Gorman. Banned it!

Vox: The latest book ban target: Amanda Gorman’s poem from the Biden inauguration

Guardian: Amanda Gorman ‘gutted’ after Florida school bans Biden inauguration poem

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