Pom-Poms and Prisons: The Powerful Statism of Disney’s High School Musical: "Though catchy and engaging, HSM packs the punch of the WWII propaganda films. Do yourself and your family a favor and skip out on this statist school system pep rally."
Yes HSM3 not merely innocent dopey tweener fare. Nay nay! This is very clever propaganda. I suppose the writers weren't merely turning out dreck, they were subverting the masses. I wish I could make this stuff up.