Given that she's trying to pass a clean jobs bill and is willing to try and exclude the oil industry, it's a pretty safe bet she's a Democrat, right?
It would seem to have direct parallels with the current government, as was the case with THE THICK OF IT and IN THE LOOP. One of those situations where they're not saying it is
the current government, except they are, but they're not, but they are.
Regarding a Quayle-like person, the (fictional) comedy or (real-life) horror would lie with whoever got him there and told him what to do, I imagine.