Originally Posted by Direckshun
There are a hundred lists out there, many by reputable organizations. And they all have different criteria because "freedom" is a nebulous term that can be defined many different ways.
You typically don't, or really never, see the United States topping those lists.
We do well generally, but we're almost never #1.
That's nothing to be ashamed of, but the idea that we're the free-est bestest most holy country is a pretty silly notion.
There's no doubt in my mind that we're the best country. Any shortfall in the freedom area will eventually be rectified when we stop electing people like Barack Obama.