Is America a good investment? Here’s what Wonkblog readers are saying.

Should you bet on America? (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)
Should you bet on America? (Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

We're in Week 2 of a Wonkblog CrowdSourced discussion of whether the United States, for all its governance foibles and economic challenges, is a good long-term investment. Visit the site here, leave your own thoughts on how attractive is or isn't for your investment dollars, and upvote comments you find most compelling.

Here's what reader (and frequent commenter) bannedagain5446 had to say:

Let's play Sherlock Holmes shall we?

"when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?"

So if you consider investing choices, where else but our country would be a BETTER investment, no matter how dubious you may be about our own prospects. Asked in a different fashion, what area of the world will perform well if the US is performing badly?

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