Can't disagree too much with you, AzureSky, and wouldn't even dream of defending the current hierarchy to you. Walt was a PR genius, no doubt, so his rep remains relatively untarnished. My own experiences came thirty years after Walt's death, true...as is everything you say and imply about the modern Disneyreich. Thanks for clarifying.
I've dealt with all stripes of humans in a half-century of being dragged behind the pickup truck of life. By far the most evil, most conniving, greediest, lowest scum-dwelling bastards were Disney whags, usually fueled by cocaine and the loving attention of sniveling, adoring young boys. Disney consumes any actual talent and dedication the way flesh-eating virus eats skin, without regard for any long-term mutual benefit...it's all about this week's profits, and to hell with everything else! Mickey makes for an excellent RAT; I only have pity for misguided parents who pound the worship of Disney into their young children, in lieu of anything in the world that may be substantial or enlightening.
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