And Washington is like Turkey, and Wyoming is like Uzbekistan. In what respect, you ask? They have about the about the same GDPs.
That's according to this interesting map. It labels each U.S. state with a foreign country with comparable economic output. Warning: If your grasp of world geography is shaky already (like this blogger), this map has the potential to confuse further.
Via Matthew Yglesias.
UPDATE: Expect to see this same post again in, oh, another six months.