It's the Summer of '06. The paralyzed government is sinking deeper into the mire with Delay and Frist indicted by Fitzgerald, testifying repeatedly and producting voluminous records. Indicted Karl Rove has resigned and is negotiating a plea bargain. Libby remains out on bail while his conviction is appealed.
Cheney has been in isolation, hooked up to machines all day when he receives a heart transplant from a famous wrestler whose has died under mysterious circumstances. Soon after surgery, Cheney issues a statement resigning and calling the American people "trailer trash morons" who can't be trusted to govern themselves and challenging Hillary Clinton to go "a few rounds, anytime, anywhere."
Bush's people have restricted his appearances since his agitation and defensiveness have evolved into episodes of violence and spontaneous profanity at press conferences. The last straw was calling David Gregory a piece of donkey shit and almost tipping over Helen Thomas' wheelchair.
Bush defends his right to abuse the press, claiming Constitutional privilege and that Congress had given him that power after 9/11. Alarmed Olympia Snow and Arlen Spector have joined a frighteningly-energized Nancy Pelosi in calling for impeachment hearings.
Condi Rice becomes Vice President and plays a short sonata for the Joint Houses of Congress. A week later, Bush announces that he is resigning for the good of the country. It has been leaked that Laura has threatened a press conference to announce that she's separating from him and moving to New York to write a tell-all book about her mother-in-law, if he doesn't. Condi Rice becomes the first female commander-in-chief. ABC announces plans for a prime time show about this.
President Condi plays piano at her first press conference to sooth the nation and the frazzled press corp. The Oath of Office is administered by Sandra Day O'Connor who has put her husband into an assisted-living home and has withdrawn her resignation. President Rice announces that our "long, national nightmare is over" and pardons everybody involved, even Marc Rich.
With all his work rendered moot by Condi's pardons, Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald announces plans to run for President in 2008.