Petition to Sell Montana to Canada to Pay off U.S. Debt Is Actually Gaining Traction

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I’ve driven through Montana once and I spent a night in Butte, but that’s the extent of my experiences in that MASSIVE state that borders Canada.

And speaking of Canada, a petition has emerged online that is calling for the United States to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion to help pay off America’s huge debt.

The petition started off as kind of a joke on Reddit but it took on a life of its own and as of this writing it has been signed over 19,000 times.

The petition says: “We have too much debt and Montana is useless. Just tell them it has beavers or something.”

Sounds like a plan, eh?

And here are some of the responses to the petition gaining traction online.

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I mean… why not sell Montana, right?

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And some more folks weighed in on this important topic.

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Because it could happen… really!

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Or maybe not…

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Probably not a good idea if you happen to LIVE in Montana, but…

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And then there was this very important question that was talked about on Twitter.

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What do you think? We especially want to hear from the folks who actually live in Montana.

I mean, yeah, it’s a joke… but what about selling off a PRIME chunk of land to pay off some debt? Is that the worst idea in the world?

Let us know in the comments!