It all started with House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy addressing the Dr. Seuss controversy by reading from Green Eggs & Ham:

At that point, CNN’s Jake Tapper got involved in a way that seemed familiar:

Here’s Tapper’s thread in full that sparked the dragging in question:

Guess what happened next:

So the CNN anchor gave his side, and here’s some of the other:

Tapper was seen as once having a slightly different view on related topics: