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Why so many groups are taking potshots at Disney

These days, Walt Disney Co. is collecting critics the way Winnie the Pooh's honey pot collects bees. Indeed, the groups lined up against the $20 billion media giant--including Southern Baptists, Catholics, the Concerned Women for America, and the National Federation of the Blind--outnumber the hit shows on Disney's struggling ABC network. Disney is even under fire from fellow baseball-club owners for insisting that Tony Phillips of the Disney-owned Anaheim Angels undergo drug counseling after an Aug. 10 arrest and suspension for alleged cocaine possession.

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