Whether you are a Democrat or Republican or whether you’re libertarian or whatever, you are the best.
This line shows biases and faults on many levels.
First, “Democrat or Republican…Libertarian or whatever” show just how insignificant the minor political parties are in the grand scheme of things. Though they can drag votes away from the two major parties, third-parties hold only a minuscule percentage of elected offices in the nation.
Next, “you are the best” is actually very factually incorrect. There are very few categories in which the United States is, in fact, the best. While we are almost always near the top, here are a few important stats where we are not at the pinnacle, with the U.S.A.’s rank in parenthesis:
Literacy rate. (24)
GDP per capita._per_capita) (14)
Unemployment rate. (There is no clear rank, but this map shows that we are not at the top.)
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