Quote of the Day
I think the United States is the greatest country that’s ever existed on earth. And I think that it is difficult to argue on objective grounds that it is not. I think the facts really point in that direction. It’s the greatest force for good of any country that’s ever been. I think it would be a mistake to say the United States is perfect; it certainly is not. But when historians look at these things on balance and measure the good with the bad — and I think if you do that on a rational basis and make a fair assessment — I think it’s hard to say that there is anything better. I wasn’t born in America – but I got here as fast as I could. – Elon Musk, founder, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, and Chairman of the Board of Tesla Motors. Musk was born in South Africa.
h/t to Samizdata for the pointer.
The entire point of That Sumbitch Ain’t Been BORN in one paragraph!