Twitterers threaten to move to Canada after Obamacare decision

The irony of moving to Canada to escape "socialist healthcare" is lost on some Americans.


Lauren Rae Orsini

Internet Culture

Published Jun 28, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 3:10 pm CDT

What do Americans do when the government makes a decision they disagree with? Threaten to move to Canada, of course!

But in the wake of the Supreme Court upholding mandatory healthcare, colloquially known as “Obamacare,” for all Americans, a bit of cognitive dissonance comes into play. Since Canada is well known for its matching socialist health care system, only an idiot would think he could escape it by moving to Canada.

Turns out a lot of idiots use Twitter. Here’s our list:

Photo via Alex Indigo

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*First Published: Jun 28, 2012, 11:42 am CDT