Detroit Goes Up for Sale on eBay – Opening Bid $7.50

Detroit went up for sale on eBay this weekend.
The opening bid was $7.50.
Seems a little steep.

Item condition:–
“Highly damaged, missing residents and defective infrastructure.”

detroit ebay

From the listing, via Free Republic:


This is your chance to own a piece of America!

Known for producing some of America’s finest automobiles like the Chevy Vega and Ford Pinto, Detroit was once home to a bustling industrial and manufacturing economy.

All it needs now is a little TLC (and approximately 3 trillion dollars). In addition to owning a little slice of Michigan, your purchase of Detroit gets you:

An honorary Detroit Pistons championship ring from 2004
That cool Chrysler commercial with Eminem
A statue of Robocop that might get built
The 1,297th ranked educational system in America
Justin Verlander
Unlimited use of the phrase, “Detroit Muscle”
The complete catalog of Motown Records albums including Diane Ross, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. You know, ‘baby makin’ music

There’s more!

Buy within five days of this listing and get Flint, Michigan for FREE! A bonus worth more than $75!

Bid with confidence, folks. This one won’t last long.

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