OMFG! Marc Trestman is from Canada. Actually, he’s from Minneapolis, but since 2007 he’s coached the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL. So yeah, basically, he’s one of them. Since the possibility first dawned last week that the Chicago Bears, led by 13 consecutive red-blooded Americans—including one “ultra-ultra-ultra conservative” from Carnegie, Penn.—would suddenly go all NAFTA with its latest hire, the citizens of the United States of Twitter have made their disdain perfectly clear.
Is trestman the hottest Canadian import since terrance and Philip? Those answers and more coming up! I really hope so. — Jeremy Kramer (@airjer54) January 16, 2013
I bet he can sing aleute juanty aleute,jaunty pluma ray in a canoe filled with beaver pelt much better than most of the other finalists — Mike Frost (@Frostymrf) January 16, 2013
Note: Canadian football has slightly different rules from the NFL: there are 12 men on each team, forward motion, three downs, and a wider field.
Not judging Trestman as a coach – he has a brilliant reputation as an offensive mind – but I find Canadian football funny. — DaBearsBlog (@dabearsblog) January 14, 2013
And of course, why confine the hate to simply nationalism?
So, to review: