The LA Times Editorial Board discussed the proposed changes to "it's a small world" today,6114407.story

More commercialism, yes. But unlike the family of the ride's original designer, we wouldn't go so far as to call this desecration. We'd use that term if someday Disneyland traded in the sports cars on Autopia to do a marketing tie-in with Chevron -- no, wait, they did that.
More at the link