Saturday, June 24, 2006
Even as the Wonders of Life sits shuttered and Mission: Space finds itself with 10- to 20-minute-long lines on a good day, even as World Showcase continues without a new pavilion in nearly two decades, The Walt Disney Company finds ways to spend money on theme parks.
News reports say Disney's chairman, George Mitchell, confirms that the company is exploring the possibility of opening a theme park in Shanghai, China.
Nice to know that they can still spend hundreds of millions of dollars on dubious foreign investments. Too bad they can't make significant investments Stateside.
They can't even afford "closed" signs at Epcot -- they just place benches in front of doors to prevent anyone from walking into a non-functioning area (see photo above; nice "show," eh?) -- but they can spend wads of cash in China.
Gee, is it just me, or does Disney have a funny sense of priorities?