Hall of Presidents video shows what's wrong with America today
Yeah, we all
suspected that this would happen
at some point. A Walt Disney World visitor decided to "fight back" by trying to shout down a programmed and pre-recorded President Trump animatronic robot at the Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents.
I don't care whether you are a liberal or conservative, a Democrat or a Republican, I hope that all decent Americans can come together at least to agree that everyone ought to... turn their damned phone sideways into landscape mode before taking video.
C'mon, who wants to look at skinny video like this? Let's use all those pixels and see what we are shooting in widescreen glory.
But seriously, I don't care what you believe, it's time to rethink those beliefs if they lead you to shouting in public at a robot that's gonna keep talking no matter what you do.
Remember, Disney's Hall of Presidents actually is an interactive attraction, but not in this way. The robots are gonna say what Disney's Imagineers programmed them to say. The way you change this attraction is by getting out there, registering people to vote and encouraging everyone you can to vote in a new President.
Disney does not follow popular votes on
what to do with Pirates of the Caribbean, its Towers of Terror or other rides and shows. But it does with the Hall of Presidents. Yet once that decision is made, when you are in that theater, please just be quiet and enjoy the show.
And hold your cell phone sideways if you're going to take video of it. Thank you.
The living version of the Simpsons' "Man Yells at Cloud" headline.
The living version of the Simpsons' "Man Yells at Cloud" headline.
Great article! However, I think the Pirates and the Redhead would like a word with you about being voted out of the attraction
To be fair, the OG video is in portrait: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10101188721829163&id=44201033
Just move on. It’s inconsequential.
Hall of Presidents doesn't follow popular votes either, as Mr. Gore and Mrs. Clinton would testify.
Absolutely despicable behavior. Who are they addressing? Because it sure as hell isn’t Trump. This kind of reaction makes an uncomfortable environment for everyone!
Yelling at an animatronic isn't going to change anything. Trump-bot doesn't care.
What a PRAT!!
Like it or not - and I certainly do not - Trump is the man in the big chair. A guest knows going in that Trump is going to be depicted and given a starring role. If you don’t want to see it, stay outside and watch the Muppets instead, they want you to boo poor King George.
There is a guy on Twitter that claims to be the actual person yelling. He too took a video (in landscape mode too- what an American!). However, it appears he did it for attention so I am not posting his handle here. If you are really that interested, you can find him.
Just another loser who never learned how to behave in public.
Robert your title says it All.
I think we're going to have seven more years of this simply because far too many liberals refuse to understand that the man currently sitting in the office is way ahead of them in the head game. Some Republicans are in in the same boat. They just refuse to accept that he's their standard bearer.
I can't stand how you allow this website and especially the comments to be so political. I used to like how your website delivered interesting debates about theme park rides and the future of theme parks. Now I get to read comments calling liberals "snowflakes" See comments above. But since I criticized you, this comment won't go up while the others comments that attack people stay here.
I'm looking forward to Tim's followup in 12 months.
REMINDER: Some people used to boo the Nixon robot in the Hall of Presidents in the 1970's.
Trump is a great American. A man of true character and integrity who never lies and always has the best interests of all Americans at heart. The old Lincoln animatronic should be removed from Disneyland and replaced with President Trump. Donald Trump is that good.
I would like to point out Tim that everything you said above can be said about Obama as well. People booed and yelled at his robot (I saw it first hand) and he irritated conservatives for working through a center left agenda.
The guy who did it has been plugging a show, seems like this might have been a publicity stunt.
50,000,000 registered American voters didn't actually cast their ballot in the last Federal election. 50 Million!!! Most believing that one candidate didn't have a prayer and that the one that the news media polls were forecasting was going to be the winner, so why vote?
There is a lot of anonymous posting here......
To 188.8.131.52 - Better check my profile - I've been around here a long time, and I'll be here in a year. But, if you want an update on my thoughts in a year, you're going to have to sign in and get a handle. I don't give out freebies to Anonymous posters.
The anonymous poster at 184.108.40.206 is cracking me up.
I think Trump's part should have been longer... They did a great job incorporating him into the updated version!
See, I thought this story was quite the opposite of political, which is why I came to the table. Calling for an end to this incessant politicization of every single thing in existence has to start somewhere, and it might as well be here. Cheers to Robert for his story.
The Great thing about opinions is everyone can have one. We all seem to have one, none of them are right or wrong just different. The only thing that makes All of us is Human. Thank you Robert for leaving the comments as they are.
Some people are just rude. The show includes all the presidents. And many would say the same thing about Obama as well as Trump. The Hall of Presidents isn't where people should show their bad behavior. That just shows that those people are the problem. I hope this doesn't become a platform for political rants.
The person doing the yelling would have gotten 'way more satisfaction by heading approximately southeast to Palm Beach FL where Trump Resort Mar-A-Lago is, and doing his yelling there in a section cordoned off by police for any peaceful-non-violent protesters. He'd get his gripes off his chest, visitors to Hall of Presidents could have just plain ol' seen the show in peace, win-win situation. Just a few more miles, to the southeast/east coast of Florida in the same state he was already in, is all it would have taken.
But it has already. In an earlier thread that was becoming politically nasty I made the comment that I didn't feel that TPI was an appropriate venue for political bickering. I was immediately accused of hating America for saying that. I made a similar comment in another thread and was immediately ridiculed. It's become political, like so much in America today. Now I'm waiting for the next attack, which will be the last for me. I don't come in here for that.
Slightly off topic, but why does the current president have to speak inside Hall of Presidents at all? If we want to see them speak, we can just flip on the news. The appeal of HoP, for me, is being able to see men like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln brought to life via Disney magic. Take the current president out of the major speaking role and give it to someone we can't see every night.
What an obnoxious idiot. Who does he think he is? Everyone is obligated to listen to him instead of enjoying the attraction they decided to go to? Of course, I could say the same about most protestors. They think their opinion is so damn important that they have a right to get in everyone`s faces and disrupt their daily lives.
Why not just remove him from the park? I mean if you're blatantly trying to disrupt an attraction I don't see why Disney can't or shouldn't do that.
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