Interestingly, a debate has raged about Disney ever since he appeared on the scene in the late 1920s. The stuffed-shirts think he’s hoi polloi, and we hoi polloi think he’s great. Which isn't surprising: it’s always us average Josephines and Joes who are closer to the old Goddess ways. The rich and the stuffed shirts are more likely to travel with the War Gods, since that’s the way a person gets "ahead" in War-God societies.
Anyhoo, if you wanna read more on the topic, go to this 12/17/06 Los Angeles Times article . Some snippets:
“Disney's … values are not traditional conservative American. On the contrary, Disney's films challenged authority, disdained the acquisition of money, abhorred hypocrisy (including religious hypocrisy), promoted tolerance and community and celebrated rebelliousness. (Just see how Davy Crockett challenges Andrew Jackson in the 1950s TV programs, or how Pollyanna scolds her own minister for his intolerance.)
"In his own life, Disney denounced what he called "billboard patriotism," and he looked askance at organized religion….”