The president's most spectacular move would be to anoint a presidential successor. This would require Vice President Cheney to resign. His replacement? Condoleezza Rice, whom Bush regards highly. Her replacement? Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, whose Bush-like views on Iraq and the war on terror have made him a pariah in the Democratic caucus.And this from "Snarlin" Arlen Specter, the veteran Republican senator from Pennsylvania, who tells the Associated Press in an interview that the White House wants:
To do just as they please, for as long as they can get away with it.