Why? From AP news:
The study, out Wednesday, largely blamed increased political and corporate interference in the judicial system.
The index…also cited the United States’ low rate of mobile telephone usage, a lack of government leadership in information technology and the low quality of math and science education.
Well, when the country’s leaders, for umpteen years, seek to promote an agenda that includes the replacemant of teaching evolution in our public schools with the religious tenets related to creationism, you’re looking at problems in leadership and education edging neck and neck for blame.
It does not have to be this way.