“We are deeply saddened to learn that for the second straight year, Rhode Island has placed dead last in CNBC’s list of “America’s Top States for Business.” On the bright side, at least we’re still forty-ninth in education. Take that, Mississippi! We also have a dirty ocean to look at and how many other states can say that? In conclusion, may God have mercy on our souls.” — Peter Griffin of FOX’s Family Guy, on finding out his homestate of Rhode Island ranked 50 out of 50 in CNBC’s Top States for Business 2012
To see if your state had better luck than the Griffins’ did, check out the rankings here.