I would snap it up in a heartbeat.
I think a lot of people would snap them up. I see a 100 30-06s and 270s for every 223 bolt gun at the gunshows. With the reputation ruger is getting with the american rifle I bet they would sell a truck load of them. Plus they are priced in the range everyone should be able to afford one.
Some people think an English Bulldog looks great... many more people can't tell one end from the other, even by smell.
A village in Kenya called. They want their idiot back.