Late Session: For Walt Disney Company: Normal Or "New" Normal?

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The Walt Disney Company operates two mega theme parks in the United States. One on the East Coast in Orlando Florida, and one on the West Coast In Anaheim, California.

But, as the Wall Street Journal reports today the two parks are headed in diametrically opposite directions. And that difference is due entirely to the different approached to Economic Lock-Down, by their respective State Governors.

Now an economic lock-down is the strategy that many Governors and Mayor's have used to fight the spread of the Covid-19 Virus. The rationale here has been that Covid-19 is an air borne virus, and by severely limiting people's ability to gather in crowds, the result will be fewer cases of infection.

Sound's logical enough.

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