everything i know about us government i learned from the west wing

NEW TV SHOW IDEA

okay so we all know and love the concept of the designated survivor, yes? (this applies to US politics but the international crowd (and probably the US crowd too) might know it from The West Wing.) 

WHAT IF WE HAD A TV SHOW ABOUT A DESIGNATED SURVIVOR WHO HAS TO BECOME PRESIDENT

it would be called ‘Acting’ (because if there’s no VP, the person serves out the rest of the President’s term as Acting President, not real president) 

just. reflect on how brilliant that would be. especially if it starred current Department of Energy head and former designated survivor himself, Ernest Moniz