The post about Phllly having the #1 murder rate of the 10 largest US cities reminded me of several other #1's (good and bad) the city has been bestowed with. I thought it would be fun to try to collect them all in one place.
Here's a few to start. Please add others you can find.
Philadelphia is Number One in...
"Preoccupied with vilifying the opposition, we're unable to perceive both sides of an issue and find a way to accommodate them both, albeit imperfectly. Pursuing total victory takes precedence over problem-solving." - Joseph Burgo