What would be a nightmare scenario? Oh, just this:

Um, “great guy” nonsense aside … OMG the horror! Sshh! Don’t even joke about that.

That Twitter user wasn’t alone.

Rush Limbaugh floated the horrifying idea as well.

Citizens on Twitter had been fearing such a nightmare scenario since the resignation news broke.

Breathe. Shakily. There’s this, though:

Good point. But, it’s Washington, D.C. And, you know, the Obama administration. So, to be safe, let’s make sure of this:

Amen.

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