ITEM: The President will invoke the 25th amendment today and hand off the powers of the Presidency to VP Cheney as the President under goes a colonoscopy today.
As we said in the comment section yesterday, to borrow a line from Woody Allen:
The doctor will do to Bush what he has been doing to the country for the last six years.
VP Cheney's staff has said the VP will be spending a quiet weekend at his Maryland Shores home. They have released the VP's schedule for Saturday.
10:00 am: Become acting president.
10:30 am: Orders marshall law. Suspend Habeus Corpus, sign arrest warrant for Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
11:00 am. Interview with Rush Limbaugh,
11:30 am. Orders the summary execution of all detainees at Guantanamo Bay.
12:00 pm. Light lunch with Donald Rumsfeld.
1:00 pm. Address to the Nation: "We face dangerous times which require strong leadership."
Make the following announcements: Presidential elections suspended until Bin Laden converts to Judaism; accepts "resignations" of Justices Stevens and Ginsberg; accepts Haliburton's "generous offer" to buy the Gulf of Mexico for 100 million dollars and some "really neat" beads;
2:00 pm. Orders summary and immediate execution of all inmates on death row.
3:00 pm. Orders bombing of Iran.
4:00 pm. Signs arrest warrant for Collin Powell.
5:00 pm. Cocktails with Scooter Libby.
6:00 pm. Phone call to President Bush. "All is well, nothing much to report."