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Disney has removed a beloved song from it’s daily parade at Disneyland – sanitizing its theme parks of anything that might trigger the woke Left.
“Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah,” a song that has brought countless joy to millions of Americans, has been given the heave-ho — after critics said it was racist.
It was featured prominently in the 1946 classic, “Song of the South.” The film is set in the post-Civil War South and explores the friendship between a white boy and an elderly black man.
Of course there’s nothing remotely racist about “Song of the South” or “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.”
The song won an Academy Award for best original song. And James Baskett, the star of the film, became the first black man to win an Oscar. It seems to me we should be celebrating the film, not erasing it.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has stated that “Song of the South” is “just not appropriate in today’s world.”
Disney World also dismantled Splash Mountain because the ride was based on characters from the movie.
Disney has yet to explain how the lyrics of “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” or “Splash Mountain” are racist.
The songwriters were known for writing songs that included nonsensical words. Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo from Cinderella and Supercalifragilisticexpialdocious from Mary Poppins.
Making up words was their trademark. It was gibberish — much like the arguments from the cancel culture mob.
A feel-good song now banished to the cancel culture’s dustbin of history.
If only the bluebird of happiness would pay a visit to the cars of those woke busybodies.
My, oh my, what a wonderful day that would be.