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Don Cherry to 'Left-Wing Kook' Americans: Don't Come to Canada

For the Americans thinking of flocking to Canada after Donald Trump was elected president, Don Cherry says you're not welcome—we have too many left-wing weirdos here already.

Don Cherry is back with another deeply opinionated hot take. The controversial hockey broadcaster got in on the political discussion that's dominating the media landscape after Tuesday's election, in which Donald Trump shocked the world and is set to become the next president of the United States.

1) The left wing kook entertainers and the left wing weirdo's in the media in the US have said if Trump wins the presidency they will move

— Don Cherry (@CoachsCornerCBC)November 9, 2016


2) to Canada. Please, we have enough of these type here now.

— Don Cherry (@CoachsCornerCBC)November 9, 2016

This is far from the first time that Cherry, an open supporter of late Toronto mayor Rob Ford, has made his way into news headlines on both sides of the border for controversial and insensisitive statements.

Most recently, he offered his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's much publicized protest of the American national anthem, and criticized the actions of the 49ers quarterback while questioning his motivation for speaking out.

And just last year during a Hockey Night in Canada broadcast in 2015, Ron MacLean joined Cherry via satellite from St. John's, Newfoundland, and told a story that concluded with him eating a seal burger in a local restaurant. Cherry, the 82-year-old former coach of the Boston Bruins, [" target="_blank">asked](<iframe width=) MacLean, "What are you, a savage, a barbarian?"

It didn't go over well in Canada, as his comment was perceived as disrespectful to Inuit people, and it later prompted an apology from Cherry.

As we have learned over the years and throughout Cherry's rise to fame in Canada, he has never been one to shy away from speaking his mind. As long as he has one of the country's largest platforms—a national Saturday night hockey broadcast in Canada, plus over 700K followers on Twitter—to voice his opinion, we shouldn't expect it to change anytime soon.