Missing the Point
This graphic was titled, “Welcome to the real world, not GOP fantasy land”.
I think the person who put this together is missing the point on several levels. For one thing, many of these rankings are debatable and some are subjective. How did they rate levels of democracy or press freedom? Different countries use different criteria for things like infant survival, crime rates, etc making direct comparisons not as easy as one might expect. There are no citations given, so who knows if any of the rankings are actually true? Even taking them all at face value, no one but a fool has ever said that the U.S. is the best at everything.
If the U. S. is number one, it is because we have the largest economy, somewhere around 25% of the world’s…
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