Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas made headlines Monday after he indicated that he would renounce his Canadian citizenship.

“Nothing against Canada, but I’m an American by birth and as a U.S. senator, I believe I should be only an American,” Cruz said in a statement.

But if Cruz truly wants to prove himself a real American, he should renounce the following Canadian things.

1. Justin Bieber

2. Curling


3. Canadian bacon

4. Milk in a bag

Obvious. . .

5. Mounties



6. Tim Horton's

Because McDonald's breakfast is just better. . .

7. Celine Dion

8. The letter “Zed”

9. Loonies and Toonies

Presidents, buffaloes, and eagles are way cooler. . .

10. Canadian cigarette warnings

11. Every road sign printed with both French and English commands

Choose a national language and stick with it. . .

12. Canadian national anthem

13. Eating pizza with a fork

Real Americans use their hands. . .

14. Canadian thanksgiving

15. The word "eh"