3 Weird Things About the U.S. This Pro-American Canadian Doesn’t Get

“There’s a “THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH” mug on my desk with an American flag sticking out of it.

The most popular newspaper column I ever wrote was called “I’m An American Trapped in a Canadian’s Body.” I know all the words to “The Star Spangled Banner” — although a lifetime of Hockey Night in Canada probably helped.

All that to say: There are a few things this (rare) pro-American Canadian still doesn’t understand about your wonderful country.