Pro-Trump Merchandise Proudly Displayed for Guests of Universal Theme Park

Universal Hollywood
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Do theme parks and politics mix?

Wearing political clothing at both Disney and Universal theme parks is generally frowned upon by the public at large. While visitors may express their political affiliations in various settings, theme parks are typically considered neutral grounds for entertainment and enjoyment, encouraging guests to set aside potentially divisive topics during their visit.

Universal and Steamboat Willie

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Are the Parks Neutral Ground

The reason for this is to ensure that all guests can have a positive and inclusive experience without feeling uncomfortable or alienated by political displays. By maintaining a politically neutral environment, theme parks aim to create a space where individuals from diverse backgrounds can come together and bond over shared experiences, such as rides, shows, and attractions, irrespective of their political beliefs. This approach aligns with the theme park community’s emphasis on providing a welcoming and harmonious atmosphere for families and visitors of all ages, emphasizing unity and fun above potentially contentious or polarizing topics.

However, not all guests agree with this neutral methodology. In fact, many fans feel that they should be free to express their political opinions wherever and whenever they see fit. In the politically divided world that we live in, many people feel it necessary to stand strong on their truths.

Related: CEO Bob Iger Will Not Separate Disney From Politics

Donald Trump Home Alone

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Pro-Trump Messaging Found Within Theme Park

It isn’t just guests who feel the need to spread political messaging. In fact, one guest captured a Universal Hollywood Studios employee’s pro-Trump hats that were on display for guests to see.

There is no doubt that this kind of Donald Trump merchandise is destined to be divisive for some fans. Whether or not the employee meant to display this merchandise is not known. Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, has been a prominent figure in American politics. His time in the White House was marked by controversy and polarizing policies that divided the nation.

As the leader of the Republican Party, Mr. Trump reshaped the political landscape and ignited passionate support as well as fierce opposition. His bold and unconventional leadership style brought unprecedented attention to the presidency, with his frequent use of social media making headlines around the world. Beyond his political career, Trump is also known for his business empire, the Trump Organization, which includes properties like the iconic Trump Tower in New York City.

Despite facing criticism and multiple legal challenges, Trump remains an influential figure in American society, with his family members like Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump also playing active roles in politics. The legacy of Donald J. Trump continues to be a subject of intense scrutiny and debate, shaping conversations about the future of the Republican Party and the United States as a whole.

Do you think this merchandise is appropriate on park property?

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.


  1. The employee isn’t wearing it around the public it is in his truck get over it. If you are offended by someone opposing opinion, then you really need to go back to kindergarten and learn how everyone can get alone with different personalities. Ask your child if it bothers them before you brain wash them. If a piece of cloth bothers you that much then you really have problems.

    • its about what that ‘piece of clothing’ represents. wake up you daft fool.

    • So you think it’s okay to display a hat of a past president sticking his middle finger up for patrons of all ages to see??? Not to mention the one hat definitely goes against park rules. But if you’re okay with a child learning to flip someone off, cool beans, but don’t be a hypocrite when someone else may wear/display something that you don’t approve of. Free speech…right???

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