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actually what he needed to do is make sure there was a multi-billion dollar evil corporation ready to take on the project, and that is more expensive than $50,000, but it wouldn’t have cost the city of detroit a thing, and that’s what matters

or, he could just have lived in a universe where robocop was real, and then it’d be done already. instead he was born into the chainsawsuit universe where he was arrested. oh and apparently robocop exists too.

the guy is not that bright