To this day, millions of Americans believe we invaded Iraq because of 9/11.
33 percent still believe there was some interconnection between Saddam Hussein and the nightmares here and in Washington and in Pennsylvania.
Iraq, of course, had nothing to do with 9/11. Then. Six years later, that has changed.
Iraq has distracted us from punishing those responsible for 9/11.
If another 9/11 comes, our focus on Iraq will surely have been central to that nightmare.
How did we get here? What consequences have been paid by those who brought us here?
Keith Olbermann answers these questions and more: