Mike Pence—Donald Trump's running mate, Governor of Indiana, and man with the face of a devastated dodgeball coach—wrote an op-ed in 1999 condemning the offensive display of "mischievious [sic] liberal" propaganda that is the Disney film Mulan.
The column was published on the website for Pence's radio show, creatively titled "The Mike Pence Show," and was recovered by BuzzFeed News.
Pence interpreted the cartoon romp about the female Chinese hero Mulan for being insidious propaganda designed to "cause a quiet change in the next generation’s attitude about women in combat." This agenda, in his opinion, is consistent with other propagandistic Disney movies, which evoke sympathy for harmless deer. "Just think about how often we think of Bambi every time the subject of deer hunting comes into the mainstream media debate," he wrote.