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Amazon Leadership Held a Session to Discuss Matt Walsh's Best-Selling Children's Book 'Johnny the Walrus' Being 'Problematic'


Amazon leadership held a session to discuss the implications of Daily Wire political commentator and author Matt Walsh’s new children’s book, Johnny the Walrus.

The book takes aim at leftist gender ideology targeting towards children with a story about a little boy who pretends to be a walrus.

Prior to being pulled from the section, the children’s book was ranked number 1 on Amazon’s list of “Best Sellers in LGBTQ+ Books.”

“This is an unconscionable attack on gay rights and a horrific example of homophobia and gay erasure,” Walsh tweeted, mocking the entire ordeal.

The book was also removed entirely from Target’s website.

“The canceling begins. Target has removed Johnny the Walrus from their website. No explanation has been given,” Walsh tweeted back in December, when the book was still being offered for pre-sale.

A new clip of a meeting allegedly held by leadership at Amazon, obtained by Libs of Tik Tok, shows just how concerned the company was about the success of the book.

“Amazon leadership held a session for employees dealing with the ‘trauma’ of Matt Walsh’s book becoming a best seller and dealing with his trolling. They strategize on how to demote it on their site and claim he will get people killed. @MattWalshBlog broke them,” the popular Twitter account tweeted, along with the footage.

The video begins with the host explaining that the children’s book has been a “very traumatic experience for transgender Amazonians and our transgender customers.”

The host asked people to refrain from complaining about the book, as the appropriate departments are already aware of the issue.

“Johnny the Walrus is a bit of a problematic book — not a bit — it is not a bit of a problem, it’s one hell of a problem,” he says, before playing a call from a customer.

During the call, which the host said did a good job summing up the problem, the customer claimed that the book was teaching children to “kill transgenders” or “bully them into committing suicide.”

The book does not advocate for either bullying or murder.

“Johnny is a little boy with a big imagination. One day he pretends to be a big scary dinosaur, the next day he’s a knight in shining armor or a playful puppy. But when the internet people find out Johnny likes to make-believe, he’s forced to make a decision between the little boy he is and the things he pretends to be — and he’s not allowed to change his mind,” the book’s description on Amazon reads.

You can watch Walsh read the book below:

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