We need a full accounting of the Bush administration's spending on advertising, PR, and fake news. It's time for Congress to reclaim its constitutional role as a counterweight to the executive branch and permanently cut off funding for covert propaganda. We must ensure that taxpayer money isn't being spent by the White House to secretly manipulate the American public.
What used to seem inappropriate has become commonplace. The question is: Is Discovery going to make clear about whether Disney funded the programs or provided any services? Essentially, if it's nothing more than an infomercial, will it be presented as such? Or will it be presented as an independent production that's separate from promoting a theme park?