by Max Barry

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Largest Populations: 95th Most Stationary: 422nd Most Influential: 678th
The Watchmen of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Who watches the Watchmen?
Regional Influence
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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The Watchmen of Rorschach is a gargantuan, safe nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, frequent executions, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate population of 31.528 billion Rorschachians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Environment, Welfare, and Education. The average income tax rate is 83.9%.

The strong Rorschachian economy, worth a remarkable 1,858 trillion pounds of flesh a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Book Publishing industry. Average income is 58,948 pounds of flesh, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.2 times as much as the poorest.

Cars speed down national highways while drivers sleep at the wheel, glittering new sports stadiums adorn every city and town, murder victims' families receive windfall payouts when the murderers are executed, and toddlers are wielding machine guns in the name of national defense. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Rorschach's national animal is the buzzard, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Rorschach is ranked 42,632nd in the world and 50th in Texas for Healthiest Citizens, with 4.48 Bananas Ingested Per Day.

Largest Populations: 95thMost Stationary: 422ndMost Influential: 678thTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 2,118thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,219thBest Weather: 2,525thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,188thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,564thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,796thHighest Economic Output: 4,855thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,332ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 6,374thTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 8,828thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,881stMost Cultured: 10,908thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 10,926thHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,350thSmartest Citizens: 11,406thSafest: 11,414thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,114thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,696th
Most Influential: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 4th in the regionMost Stationary: 7th in the regionTop
Best Weather: 8th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 9th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 10th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11th in the regionMost Average: 12th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 12th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 14th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 15th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 7 » NewTexas, Grays Harbor, Safj, Lichian, South Aztlan, Sarahs-Texas, and Forns Dampirchterom.

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