Every nation has troubles. Take Russia: gulags, ‘wodka’, and labor disputes. England’s got balding royals. Rwanda just sucks.

An ad hominem defense of American exceptionalism. Also, a mnemonic for the U.S. Navy’s active aircraft carriers (Enterprise, Nimitz, Harry Truman, Theodore Roosevelt, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower, George Bush, Ronald Reagan, John Stennis).