This is strange: this piece was originally published in The New Yorker in 2017, but for some reason, they’re tweeting a link to it today. Maybe things have gotten so bad under the Biden administration that they’re dreaming of America not existing. It’s a hot take for sure, and it’s brought to us by Adam Gopnik, who asks, “what if all this was a terrible idea, and what if the injustices and madness of American life since then have occurred not in spite of the virtues of the Founding Fathers but because of them?”

“We could have ended with a social-democratic commonwealth that stretched from north to south, a near-continent-wide Canada.”

Ever notice how all the celebrities said they were moving to Canada if Trump were elected, but none said they were moving to Mexico?

Again, we don’t know why The New Yorker thought this needed another airing, but it’s just as stupid now as it was in 2017.