10 most overrated things in America in 2010

To paraphrase journalist Christopher Hitchens, some of the most overrated things in life are champagne, lobster and picnics. Hitchens has a fourth item item on his list, but we won't go into that here, in case children are reading.

Either way, there are plenty more overrated things in America that just don't live up to the hype. They've either outlived their usefulness, don't do as much as they claim to, and are rated way too highly for what they do. Here's our list of 10 overrated things in America in 2010: