Feds Find Weed-Slinging Catapult Hanging From Mexican Border Wall
That's right: it was for slinging weed over the wall from
Incredibly, this is not the first weed catapult found by Border Patrol agents. A much more conspicuous device turned up along the Arizona-Mexico border back in 2011. That catapult looked far more catapult-y than the new one, since it could be rolled around on wheels and stood about as tall as a tree. The National Guard even tested the thing out for a photo op:
The new catapult design makes much more sense. Based on the image provided by the US Border Protection's media relations team, it looks like the device just hangs on the top of the wall so it can be unhooked and moved rather quickly.
Well, not quickly enough, since the drug smugglers who just lost their weed and their catapult didn't have time to grab it before the fuzz showed up. But at least they saved their asses from getting thrown in a brutal federal prison where Trump would probably want them waterboarded because this is the world we live in now.