They're the most unfailingly polite people in the world, yet even Canadians can't keep from mocking the idea of Sarah Palin being the next U.S. ambassador to Ottawa.
The former Alaska governor and inventor of words is being considered for the position, The Guardian reports, with her name being bandied about in the U.S. and Canada. When asked about it on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was coy, saying: "We have no additional ambassador nominations or announcements to make on that front. I'm sure at some point we will have soon."
Canadians were quick to make their feelings known on Twitter:
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