In honor of Labor Day, we thought, “Who is our favorite American?” George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? Those people were okay I guess, but nothing compares to Ron Swanson. Here are 10 gifs that prove he is the greatest American ever:

10. What’s more American than Ron Swanson’s love of meat?
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9. Everything before the establishment of the United States isn’t just unimportant–it’s a mistake.
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8. Nothing more American than high cholesterol!

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7. America sure knows how to drink alcohol, and in large quantitiesRon Swanson4

 

6. Ahh, capitalism. America loves it. And Ron puts it so simply here.Ron Swanson4

 

5. Canada is just America’s hat and everybody knows it.

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4. HE’S A FREE AMERICAN AND HE CAN DO WHATEVER HE DAMN WELL WANTS.Ron Swanson6

 

3. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.Ron Swanson7

 

2. *Said as he’s drinking a “small size” soda in Pawnee*Ron Swanson9

 

1. If Ron Swanson typed every word he knew and America wasn’t on the list, I would be surprised.Ron Swanson10

 

There you have it. Have a happy Fourth of July from your friends at Above Average!

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