Sure he looks cute, but beneath his roly-poly, honey-guzzling exterior, this beloved children’s book character is a communist. Or a socialist. I forget which it is.
The Telegraph newspaper has blown his cover. In an interview with the head of Egmont, the Danish company which has published Milne’s beloved bear since 1924, was this bombshell: “The firm is effectively owned by a trust, which has donated more than €235m (£215m) in to numerous social, cultural and health initiatives in Denmark since 1920.”
So before you buy a copy of The House at Pooh Corner or Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, remember their secret agenda of kindness and generosity. Read the whole story here.–David E