Cards Against Humanity, the company behind the popular “party game for horrible people,” executed a brilliant stunt to impede President Donald Trump’s border wall plan.
The Chicago-based company bought land on the United States-Mexico border to block Trump from building there. They announced on their website that as part of a holiday promotion, customers could contribute to the project with $15 and receive surprise gift packages in return, CNN reports.
After launching the promotion on Tuesday, they were sold out by Wednesday morning.
"Donald Trump is a preposterous golem who is afraid of Mexicans," said Cards Against Humanity on its website. "He is so afraid that he wants to build a twenty-billion dollar wall that everyone knows will accomplish nothing. So we've purchased a plot of vacant land on the border and retained a law firm specializing in eminent domain to make it as time-consuming and expensive as possible for the wall to get built."
Those who contributed to the cause can expect six days of surprise gifts in December, but the company has already revealed what the first package will include: “On Day 1, all Cards Against Humanity Saves America recipients will get an illustrated map of the land, a certificate of our promise to fight the wall, some new cards, and a few other surprises."
While this stunt is certainly notable, CNN points out that Cards Against Humanity is known for its outlandish pranks during the holidays, such as selling $50,000 worth of nothing on Black Friday back in 2015 and raising $100,000 to dig a “Holiday Hole” to nowhere last year.
They clearly had to top themselves this year, and blocking Trump’s border wall fits the mold. If nothing else comes from this effort, it certainly gave the internet a good laugh.
So Cards Against Humanity bought out a plot of land on the US/Mexican border so Trump can't build a wall and for $15 you can get 6 saving America surprises sent to you lmao, this is hilarious— Karen Falk (@karennfalkk) November 15, 2017
I LOVE IT! ❤️ Cards Against Humanity buying plot of land on border to try to stop Trump's wall - The Hill https://t.co/lkyBSWTMNG— SeriouslySarcastic (@bobosmom1) November 15, 2017
Best $15 I've ever spent! https://t.co/7UHYmosEpp— Grumple Stiltskin (@CliosGhost) November 15, 2017
Cards Against Humanity bought a plot of land along our southern border to help prevent the border wall. LMAOOOOO— Jarid (@JaridWithAnI) November 15, 2017
lmaooo the people of cards against humanity bought a piece of land on the border of us & mexico so trump can’t build the wall i’m deadd— max (@maxmstein) November 14, 2017