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Canada Would Like To Officially Denounce Trump's Comments About Its Health Care

Please, Mr. Trump. Leave us out of this.

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During the second, highly-tense presidential debate Sunday, Donald Trump referenced Canada's health care while trying to criticize Hillary Clinton's health care plan.

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"She wants to go to a single-payer plan, which would be a disaster, somewhat similar to Canada," Trump said.

He then went on to imply that Canadians are so upset with their health care system, they cross the border to the US to get their service.

Canadians during the debate right now #Debate

"And if you haven't noticed the Canadians, when they need a big operation, when something happens, they come into the United States in many cases because their system is so slow," he further explained.

Meanwhile, Canadians, who were innocuously watching the debate and just here for a good time, honestly felt so attacked.

Canadians watching the #debate right now like:

Canadians when Donald Trump mentioned Canada

All Canadians watching the #debate right now when Trump attacks our #healthcare:

And politely and firmly told Mr. Trump to please just keep us out of this. This is your mess, sir.

trump: *brings up canadian healthcare* canadians: please don't bring us into this #Debates2016

"No, no. We're good. Could you just keep us out of this, please? Thanks." -all Canadians right now. #debate

as a canadian, please shut the fuck up about canadians trump you moose turd

(Some people weren't as nice about it, but those Canadians exist too.)

In fact, people #factchecked him on it and quickly and plainly said that not only do Canadians not flee to America for health care, but their accessible and universalized health care is one of the pride and joys of being Canadian.

Did Trump seriously imply Canadians don't like our health care IT IS LITERALLY THE BEST THING ABOUT CANADA WHAT THE HELL

No, Trump, Canadians do not flee en masse for US health care https://t.co/giAgkEMIYD

A greater percentage of Americans get prescription drugs from Canada than Canadians get health care from Americans.

I know more Canadians who've gone to the States for Cherry Coke than for health care https://t.co/N44wVNo3Y8

So I can make a pretty safe statement on behalf of the great (no bias) nation of Canada:

Tanya Chen is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in New York.

Contact Tanya Chen at tanya.chen@buzzfeed.com.

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