Dispute about succession is not the same as absence fo valid apostolic succession. While there were false popes, there has always been a valid pope. Besides, apostolic succession is not only through popes but also through bishops, and to priests.
Yes, there were bad clergy all along. Nor were St. Peter and the Holy Apostles themselves perfect, as the Scripture shows.
None of the imperfections of the Living Church is a lie about the scripture. The so-called Reformation is. That is the difference you don’t seem to grasp.
It's internally inconsistent and illogical on its face, much like presuming a bishop is infallible in any regard, let alone on the basis of mere geography.
You appear to have resorted to an erroneous use of that which you condemn, in a comically flailing attempt to reinforce your condemnation, here.