Denmark is the world’s happiest country… and Minnesota is America’s happiest state? The Land of 10,000 Lakes may lack the glitzy allure of a New York or Los Angeles, but it beats out the rest of the nation when it comes to overall life satisfaction, a new study finds.
Minnesota scored the highest (73.3), with South Dakota, Colorado, Utah, and North Dakota rounding out the top five. The least happy states were Louisiana, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Alabama, and Mississippi, respectively, each scoring below 34.
When you are deliriously happy to live in a place where vampire mosquitoes rule the summer and wind chills routinely hit -30 in the winter there is a deep seeded psychosis at play.
“Ya shure Lena, da dang skeeters flew off vit da prize heifer but doncha know vee’ll be laughing abow dit ven yer freezin’ yer tits off in February!”
I swear, there must be something magical about Loon Dust because it makes people happy to vote DFL and do all kindza other batshit krazy stuff ta boot – like eat rotted cod soaked in lye as a Holiday Treat.
Not to mention we tricked a whole buncha the Somalis inta relocating here from equatorial Africa.
The Lutheran Social Services and Catholic Charities social workers warned them about the Minnesota Ice but I guess the translation came out Minnesota’s Nice.