Not sure about the USA to be honest but it definately wasn't controversial in Sweden. It was considered mild political satire. Clever but mild.
Don't get me wrong though, I always liked Simpsons.
Criticizing the weapon industry is not bold man, where did you get that from lol? If a cartoon made propaganda for war and money, that would have been bold!
Bold? That's not bold. Hollywood's been doing those ever since it came into existence.
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