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Will Bower

Will Bower

Posted: March 12, 2008 02:22 AM

There Shan't Be Blood: An Outline to a Democratic Drama in 3 Acts


THERE SHAN'T BE BLOOD
An Outline to a Democratic Drama in 3 Acts

The Characters:

Former President James (Jimmy) Carter
Former Vice President Albert (Al) Gore
Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid
Illinois Senator Barack H. Obama
Arizona Senator John S. McCain
New York Senator Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton

The Democratic Delegates
The Democratic Super Delegates
The Democratic Party
The United States of America


The Locations:

Washington DC
Denver
Washington DC

Act I
Washington DC


Scene I:
Carter, Gore, Reid, Obama, and Hillary Clinton enter a secluded chamber.

Scene II:
Carter, Gore, Reid, Obama, and Hillary Clinton -emerge- from a secluded chamber.

Scene III:
Carter and Reid step to the lectern.

Scene IV:
Carter announces his decision to nominate a Gore/Obama ticket at the 2008 Convention in Denver.

Scene V:
Reid announces that he will be retiring from the Senate, and that he will be nominating Hillary Clinton as the next Senate Majority Leader.


Act II
Denver


Scene I:
The Delegates and the Super Delegates enter a secluded chamber.

Scene II:
The Delegates and the Super Delegates -emerge- from a secluded chamber.

Scene III:
The Delegates and the Super Delegates announce that they have nominated Al Gore to be the Democratic Nominee for President in 2008.

Scene IV:
Gore announces that he has chosen Barack Obama to be his running mate for the White House in 2008.

Scene V:
Gore/Obama beat McCain by a chad-proof margin in the General Election in November.


Act III
Washington DC


Scene I:
Hillary Clinton becomes Senate Majority Leader

Scene II:
Gore become President of the United States

Scene III:
Obama becomes Vice President of the United States

Scene IV:
The Delegates, the Super Delegates, and the Democratic Party experience a new Golden Age.

Scene V:
The United States of America lives Happily-Ever-After.