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But Spiro T. Agnew was elected vice-president, not Gerald Ford. And none of the remaining presidential line of succession are subject to a nation-wide vote either.

Think of it this way: Tony Blair was elected Prime Minister (and Labour leader) in a similar sense that Nancy Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House.

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde

by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Wed Jun 27th, 2007 at 02:02:54 PM EST
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