The United States of Shame

I think that this map, courtesy of the folks at, is meant to be humorous. Unfortunately, there is very little humor contained therein.

Okay, so Ohio is the "nerdiest state", Washington has a "bestiality" problem and North Dakota is the "ugliest" state**.

But, take a look at states like Delaware (highest abortion rate), Michigan (highest unemployment rate) or Texas (lowest high school graduation rate) and you see some truly disappointing/disturbing statistics.

[**According to a Daily Beast photo gallery. Hardly solid evidence.]

Head nod: JMG