Believe it or not, most of the story beats are planned well in advance.Did you just write this so we wouldn't get annoyed at you
Or was this actually planned?
The votes haven't begun just yetDamn, I kind of wanted an absolutely cursed Blease presidency.
I'm not so sure. Stedman is the presidential candidate, but the party's National Executive Committee is dominated by OTL Communists who see revolution as the only viable way of establishing socialism.I feel like Stedman is able to unite the Socialists, Rooseveltian Progressives, and Bryan Democrats into a single force. If this was real life I would expect the Socialist Party over the next few years to morph into a more general Left-wing Populist party, but I’m eager to see where you take it.
The NEC has a range of perspectives on that idea with most speaking admirable about the Russian and French revolutions, but I'm not so sure I would go that far.I'm not so sure. Stedman is the presidential candidate, but the party's National Executive Committee is dominated by OTL Communists who see revolution as the only viable way of establishing socialism.
I didn't reveal too much of the finer details, but I've suggested that it's a variation of OTL's 20th Amendment.Apologies if I missed it, but what all did the 18th Amendment entail? I've only seen it mentioned in passing and until now didn't know what was in it.
Congressman Hayward introduced the resolution at the start of the May session, and it was quickly granted the necessary votes for complete approval by the House and Senate. The proposed 18th Amendment to the Constitution was sent to the states, giving state governments a chance to voice their feelings. It was soon approved by three-fourths of the states, forever reducing the extent of the lame duck period and clarifying contingent election rules.