Mississippi ISN’T the worst state in the nation, according to Thrillist
Published 12:38 pm Monday, January 29, 2018
Mississippi’s used to being at the bottom of most good lists, but a Thrillist ranking disagrees, putting Florida in the No. 50 spot.
Thrillist, whose state rankings are typically limited to the realm of food and drink, ranked Mississippi No. 45 in their “go big or go home” list, which judged each state based on “their contributions to America,” including “inventions, food/drink, somewhat productive famous people, unique physical beauty, etc.”
The reasoning for putting Florida in the bottom spot?
When putting together a list such as this, there can be some temptation to defy popular expectations, and go against the grain. However, Florida’s awfulness resume is so staggeringly impressive that it couldn’t go any other way. You were born for this. Embrace it.