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Amazon Users Pen Sarcastic Drone 'Reviews' For Children's Unmanned Aircraft Toy

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This little toy has found itself in the middle of a political storm. (Amazon)
This little toy has found itself in the middle of a political storm. (Amazon)

On the Internet, sometimes you can't avoid political bickering. Even while shopping for a children's toy online.

The latest instance: a protest Amazon users are holding on the page of a children's unmanned aircraft toy. It's been inundated with users reviewing Obama administer's use of military drones abroad, pointed out by Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski.

The toy shares the "Predator" name with an unmanned aerial vehicle that has become a favorite of the U.S. Air Force and CIA. The use of drones -- particularly in countries where the U.S. is not at war such as Yemen or Pakistan -- have come under intense scrutiny in recent years for causing child casualties, with studies showing drone strikes could potentially cause unprecedented blowback.

And the irony of making drones into children's toy (currently out of stock) is not lost on the Internet. Amazon user Maurice Cobbs gives a hypothetical:

Rambone spoke about his son's fun with the product:

jerseydeval had thoughts of reenacting a drone strike:

Milton looked at it from a law perspective:

And addison doesn't mind if you call him judgmental:

You can read through all the reviews at Amazon.com.

(h/t Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski)

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