Article originally appeared on www.washingtonexaminer.com.
Democrats have become so anti-family that they’re anti-family fun, too. Take Disney theme parks, for example. Attendance has been somewhat steady, COVID-19 notwithstanding, but this year, wait times for rides are down, according to an analysis by Touring Plans, a group that tracks wait times and, thus, attendance.
In its quarterly report, Disney’s management team lowered the park’s earnings forecast . Disney theme parks are also offering discounts for Christmas — a sure sign that they’re trying to drum up business.
No one seems to know exactly why Disney is struggling to maintain high levels of foot traffic. Some have mentioned the hot weather or the fact that people are resuming post-pandemic vacations elsewhere.
Here are two more likely theories: Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has taken Disney to task over what he calls its “woke agenda,” placing political correctness in Disney’s films and prioritizing that over quality. Some families could have looked at DeSantis’s Disney war and decided not to spend their hard-earned money at a place that doesn’t match their values.
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