The once-respected money mag now spends most of its time thinking up super-scientific lists. Which, along with an absolutely devastated economy and dried up advertising streams, might go some way towards explaining why they recently had to fire a huge chunk of their staff.
I mean, c'mon. Is it really possible that our peaceful haven is only slightly safer than the empty, Thunderdome husk of a city that is Detroit?
It is if you screw with the measurements.
Forbes biggest error is in giving equal weight to violent crime and natural disaster risk. To their credit, this meant that Miami's mix of Hurricanes and handguns was correctly slotted as the country's most dangerous.