I believe that we are an exceptional nation. But I also believe that there are some nations that I would really like to use their ideas. I don't think that we are the most free nation, not anymore anyway. But I also don't believe that those nations that do have some of the freedoms that I would like to see here are better than us.
We certainly could do better in managing our government (and personal) finances. And there are other areas where we could improve, including healthcare, fair and equal treatment, dealing with drugs, legal matters, illegal immigration, etc. However, I don't think there is any nation that has it completely right.