he president’s remarks are to take place at Magic Kingdom in front of Cinderella Castle. Obama’s comments are said to promote “We Can’t Wait” (for Congress), a series of strategies focused on the economy and jobs.
Although details of Obama’s talk have not been revealed, the Disney setting is suggestive. Magic Kingdom clearly evokes Florida (and national) tourism, not to mentions established a visual association with optimism and “dreams come true.” Walt Disney World Resort is a destination for more than 45 million visitors annually.
The Orlando Sentinel suggests the talk may address making travel to the U.S. easier for international visitors s through visa reform. Certainly such a change would be of interest o Disney, as its parks attract large tour groups, including those from Brazil and China, each year.