Spectator: It's a Small World After All

It's a Small World After All

WALT DISNEY, ACCORDING TO A FORTHCOMING BIOGRAphy, was a secret FBI informer, ; and even slipped the bureau screenplays to vet for un-Americanisms. One of the scripts J. Edgar Hoover found objectionable was the 1965 Dean Jones comedy That Darn Cat. What a difference a few decades make. No sooner are we urged to accept retroactively the implausible vision of Hoover in bra and panties than the Walt Disney Co. buys Miramax, the little art-movie studio responsible for today's most un-American films, including Bob Roberts and, of course, The Crying Game.

Disney is no longer run by an anti-Semitic right-wing snitch...