Because everyone loves to talk smack about the U.S. I know someone who went on a trip to Europe and they wore a Canadian flag shirt just so that they wouldn't get the sneers and flack that an American would get. But what do I know, I'm just a fat, lazy, stupid American, as we all are, according to the haters
P.S. Any advanced alien race that looked at the way we humans act and treat each other, would probably just turn around and decide to come back in a
millions years once we have grown up, if we haven't by then blown up.