While I don't hold much to the possible VP rumoured resignation. The only way this could happen is if Cheney is directly responsible for the outing of Valerie Plame, which has sparked the rumour mill today. Supposedly a Cheney top Aide, John Hannah, on loan to the VP office via John Bolton is cooperating with, AKA 'rolled', special prosecutor Fitzgerald. This, though, is interesting because George Stephanapolous dropped a bombshell, a couple weeks ago, saying this went all the way to the top of the Bush administration, according to his sources.
QT: videoUpon reflection of the possible repercussions from this, I wondered the process for who gets the VP position, of course assuming Cheney would resign. I headed to wikipedia to find information on the process and found that the most recent example was ...
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This similar to when Ford was put in as VP after Spiro Agnew resigned during Watergate and ...
Funny enough though, is that this is strikingly similar to Watergate, via situational dominoes. However, let there be no mistake outing a CIA NOC is treason, and in my opinion, out performs spying on an opposition party.
As a signoff, I'm noticing that I tend to post something of interest to me, for this post I'll post this quote:
"In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly."