at least one-quarter of Americans are idiots

Twenty-four percent of Americans surveyed in a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll actually believe that Iraq used biological or chemical weapons against U.S. troops during the war this spring–not just had or even had had biological or chemical weapons, but used them. And 56% would favor pre-emptively striking Iran as well, to prevent them from developing nuclear weapons.

My stomach hurts; my mind boggles.