- There is a social media campaign orchestrated by people all over Canada to raise the American spirit in light of the current political climate.
"Hey, guys!" a jolly Canadian says in the campaign's main video released on October 12. "We're just up here in Canada talking about how great you guys are down there, and we thought we'd just send you a little bit of a love note".
While a fraught US election season comes to a close, many residents have looked to Canada as a potential new home if November 8 does not turn out the way they're hoping.
The group pointed out that "America is far from flawless, and one of Canada's favorite pastimes is pointing out those imperfections" but encouraged Canadians to share things they like about the U.S. "(Americans) have been bombarded with a tremendous amount of negativity, and it's likely that for many of them, the immediate future seems rather bleak".
Hakuna Matata America, you're already great.
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Advertising firm The Garden came up with the idea using #TellAmericaItsGreat. Many Canadians are watching the race intently because of the close relationship between the two countries, according to the Times. After all, America is far from flawless, and one of Canada's favourite pastimes is pointing out those imperfections.
"We look at it through a Canadian lens, but all of us have friends, family and colleagues who live in America", she said to the Times. In fact, they think America's pretty great already.
President Barack Obama teased him on that visit about the frequency with which Americans threaten to decamp for Canada: "Typically it turns out fine".
Our neighbors to the north recognized that Americans are having a rough go this election cycle, and decided that we needed a nice Twitter pep talk. "As we set out, we weren't exactly sure how people would react". Walczak also told the NYT the campaign name is meant to trump the GOP nominee's own campaign slogan by telling America it doesn't need to be made great again.