American news show "60 Minutes" aired a profile of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Sunday, just days before he heads to Washington, D.C. for a historic state visit.
The segment touched on notable moments of Trudeau's life and rise in politics: growing up in the spotlight, delivering the eulogy at his father's funeral and a little too much footage of that now-famous boxing match with Sen. Patrick Brazeau.
It's a story most Canadians are familiar with, but for the uninitiated, the profile was a Trudeau primer. And catnip for some liberal-minded Americans.
Some of them took to Twitter and called for Trudeau to succeed Barack Obama as U.S. president:
Uh, can we have Justin Trudeau for president?— stacy reno (@stacyreno) March 7, 2016
Justin Trudeau for President of North America— Justine ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (@RussoJustineA) March 7, 2016
Justin Trudeau for president of the United States.— Rob Lee (@roblee4) March 7, 2016
To be fair, Trudeau wouldn't be eligible to be a president. The U.S. Constitution states a candidate must be a "natural born citizen," which is generally interpreted as someone either born in the U.S. or have at least one American parent.
Constitutional issues aside, Americans already have a Canadian running for president:
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