America’s corruption is global, and globally imposed. Maybe that’s the big difference. This squid hungers to ravish everybody, everywhere.
Eric Zuesse provides two rankings. One is a measure of “law and order” within 144 countries. The other is the definitive measure of how effectively each of the nations that has over 10 million inhabitants has dealt with the coronavirus-19 pandemic.
Whatever democracy America might once have had is gone now. It has become replaced by a land of mass-deceptions, which are bought and sold.
You don’t know about it because Transparency International is funded by rich states, which they don’t want to be outshone by a third-world nation.