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Cards Against Humanity Built a Legit Catapult to Attack the Border Wall

The border wall is controversial for many people, and several states have challenged Trump’s decision to built a border wall along the US-Mexico border.

Party card game Cards Against Humanity has been a vocal protester against the border wall, and even bought a plot of land to mess up the border wall. The company has a site called Cards Against Humanity Saves America, and one called Cards Against Humanity Stops the Wall. Both sites are dedicated to calling out and trying to end the destruction seeping from the White House like a toxic oil spill.

The company has also started construction on a catapult to counter Trump’s outdated military technology. Their reasoning for building the catapult is as follows:

Since the Trump administration is committed to using 12th-century military technology to protect our country from Mexican invaders, we have responded in kind by building a 30-foot trebuchet, a medieval catapult designed to destroy walls. We paid 300 gold to increase its attack damage, so it’s very powerful.

via Mashable

In response to legalities concerning the wall and catapult, the company responded:

For legal reasons, we are not threatening to destroy U.S. government property with our glorious medieval siege engine. We cannot possibly overstate that we are not going to crush Trump’s twenty-billion-dollar wall with our totally badass trebuchet. But if we wanted to, we could. But we won’t. But we could.

Some people have disapproved of the card games political involvement, as evidenced in articles from The NY Times Magazine, Boing Boingand The Daily Dot.

However, Cards Against Humanity is using satire to make social commentary, and although a bit crass, they are not trying to indicate anything too serious, even if the company has actually gotten people involved in social justice organizations such as The ACLU, Refugee One, The ICIRR, Texas Civil Rights Project, MoveOn.org, and the National Immigrant Justice Center.

The company has also addressed several issues on their FAQ:

I DON’T LIKE THAT YOU’RE GETTING POLITICAL. WHY DON’T YOU JUST STICK TO CARD GAMES?

Why don’t you stick to seeing how many Hot Wheels cars you can fit up your asshole?

IS CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY BEING POLITICALLY CORRECT NOW?

We’re just being regular correct. 

The brand is actually doing something productive with their name, and I totally support their “political agenda.”

[via Mashable]

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