Well, those of us who live here already knew there was good reason to think so... But in a very unscientific ranking, Thrillist decided Michigan was the best of all the states.
: Seeing how it's America Week at Thrillist, and we've already danced with state rankings involving food/drink and beer, we thought it was time to use the perfectly American cliche "go big or go home" and rank the states based on everything. More specifically, their contributions to America, so think inventions, food/drink, somewhat productive famous people, unique physical beauty, etc.
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