This MAGA Lego-like toy has sparked massive backlash


If you are still missing inspiration for the ultimate Christmas gift, take a look at the latest Donald Trump-themed toy that is encouraging children to “build the wall”.

The “Build the Wall: MAGA Building Blocks Toy”, which is available for pre-order at $29.95 and looks suspiciously like a Lego set, boasts more than 100 pieces that can be assembled to build a wall of grey bricks, as well as a miniature figure of Donald Trump wearing his signature red MAGA cap.

The illustration on the toy box also depicts a man in a poncho with a sombrero and maracas standing behind the wall in a desert.

The set seems to already be popular, with Fox & Friends’ hosts Brian Kilmeade and Ainsley Earhart promoting the product on their segment only yesterday.

You would think that the company behind this would be regretting their decision, but KeepAndBear, which describes itself as a shop with “conservative gifts and apparel” and also sells bumper stickers, t-shirts and mugs with phrases like: “Russia didn’t make me vote for Trump, Hillary did”, are not shy with their choice of toys.

Speaking of Hillary, the company is also selling other Lego clones, including one with Clinton in an orange prison suit. Another game includes a Crusader figurine that apparently represents “Christian ancestors” that “saved Western civilization” from “radical Islam". Yikes.

Despite being advertised to children aged five and up, the “Build a Wall” toy description is blatantly political:

“A mob of 10,000 Central American migrants is marching through Mexico and heading towards El Paso, Texas. Mexican border agents attempted to stop them at the Mexican border, but to no avail. We understand why they want to flee Honduras and live and work in America. After all, we are the greatest nation on earth.”

The description concludes with:

This toy makes a great Christmas gift for your kids and grandkids!

Many have gone on Twitter to complain, claiming that this might be an illegal imitation of Lego, with the box even resembling the company’s in-house font and logo.

Other’s have expressed their concerns for future generations.

Even getting a little creative.

Lego has not issued a statement in response yet.

Well, you know what they say, right? Start 'em young.

HT DailyDot

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