Fantastically long, but oh-so-worth-the-read, if only for the insightful punchline at the very end.
All I want to say is: "Yes. What he said."
We desperately need a return to sanity, not to mention a return to science and the enlightened, intellectual, humanistic principles that actually founded the U.S. so badly that hurts.
X-posted on IJ and GJ