Generally speaking, sweepstakes work best when people are actually interested in winning the prize, but it seems the GOP may have overestimated public interest when they announced a contest for the chance to win dinner with President Donald Trump. Considering how many world leaders have already turned down the opportunity, maybe the party is having trouble finding dinner company for the President?
After making a "donation" of $35–$2,700, donors automatically become eligible for the prize.
If Twitter is any indication, it appears more people are willing to pay to not have dinner with Trump:
Twitter users proposed some more appealing alternatives:
And knowing Trump's tastes, no one felt they'd be missing out on much:
Dinner with trump under the Golden Arches?— Kelli D. Rustin (@1963Kelli) February 24, 2018
No thanks! 🤮
This is one contest where the only way to win is not to enter.
H/T - HuffPost