The past decade and the delusion of how conservatives skewed reality all summarized in one paragraph.

Meanwhile:

Ten years after the start of the Iraq war, most Americans say the war was a mistake and that it was dumb to send U.S. troops into the conflict, according to a new national survey.

“He is like a great painter or musician who is ahead of his time, and who unveils one masterpiece after another to a reception that, when not bored, is hostile.”

Behold the masterpiece.