19 Dec '11, 3pm
Insane Disney WWII propaganda video boosts Big Ag:
Ever wonder why U.S. agriculture gets such huge subsidies for things like corn and wheat? It turns out it's because we're trying to smother Nazis under flour drifts and build a corn bridge from London to the Black Sea. At least, that appears to be the contention of Disney animators in 1942. This video illustrates the might of American agriculture with increasingly nutso analogies, ranging from a loaf of bread the size of Red Square to a Great Wall of Butter. That's right, we've got amber waves of grain and they're pointed at YOU, Adolf!