Kill two birds with one stone or, better yet, forgo the rock-slinging, hop in your dually pickup, and shoot everything in sight! Max Motors, a new and used car dealership in Butler, Missouri, is offering a free handgun or $250 in gasoline with every vehicle purchase.
The incentive has garnered the dealership a ton of international media attention as well as a dramatic boost in sales. As the company’s website proclaims, “We are aware of the gasoline and crime problem in America. Max Motors, the Country Dealer, wants to be part of the solution and not part of the problem.”
Correct me if I’m wrong, but don’t the gas and crime problems center around the fact that there’s too much fuel consumption and a plethora of guns readily available?
In spite of the nation’s surging gas prices, customers are lining up for the free handguns. Dealership owner Mark Muller says that sales have quadrupled since the start of the offer with an overwhelming majority taking the $250 credit towards a small semi-automatic handgun. “It’s a protection you can use for a long time,” says Mueller. “With the gas card, it’s only about two fill-ups.”
That last statement points to the variety of vehicles being sold – $125 to fill up a tank!?
The local Missouri ABC affiliate is running an online poll asking whether the free gun promotion is a “good idea.” 66% of the more that 8,000 respondents said “Yes.” Aint that America?
It’s the ‘buy a car, get a gun’ deal