The Republicans, in particular the evangelical, religious right segment, have confounded many observers with their support of someone who is a walking, talking contradiction of what they claim to believe. But apparently, their support has been about the achievement of their long-term judicial any means necessary.  

Our "reality" is basically our perception of current events fueled by our past experience or what we interpreted from a past experience or what we were told by authority figures we trusted. What we call our reality sometimes prevents us from seeing each other or the truth of ourselves.