Dr. Suess was a children's book author and a liberal Democrat who supported the New Deal. Before he wrote children's books, he made political cartoons that attacked Fascism. He was a major advocate of American involvement in World War II to stop the Nazis. Many of his books had political messages. For example, The Sneetches is about discrimination, The Butter Battle Book is about the Cold War and The Lorax is about enviornmentalism.