The USA now joins a list of countries that includes: Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Kiribati, Libya, Madagascar, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Basically, the above countries are characterized by Christian or Muslim fanaticism, are very poor, or both. The USA also leaves the list of virtually all the countries ranked objectively as the best places to live—Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, etc. Well, you get the idea. We join the backward theocratic backward countries and part ways with the best ones. For more see