Around 6,000 people have signed a petition to sell the “useless” state of Montana to Canada for a whopping $1 trillion to “eliminate the national debt” – which is actually well over $22 trillion.

“We have too much debt and Montana is useless. Just tell them it has beavers or something,” reads the petition. Additional reasons provided by supportive petitioners include the state’s “insignificant population” and their “aesthetic” which some claim isn’t in keeping with the rest of the US.

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While the accusation of being “useless” may offend some Americans, it seems Montanans know when they’re not wanted, and are actively supporting the sale by expressing their joy at joining Canada with none of the moving expenses.

“Honestly most Montanas are totally OK with this let’s do it I’m fine with being out of this hellhole,” wrote one petitioner. “Montana will get legal weed, health care and decent hockey. It’s a win-win,” added another optimistic supporter. (RT)