Would not be surprised if the establishment facilitated an accident in order to distance/protect itself if things get too hot. The senile old man would likely be none the wiser, with the end result being the left of the nation would unite around him in his grief, joined by many on the right. Hello second term...Truth be told he probably has dirt on the old man. I look for him "tragically OD'ing" sometime in the future. That should kick off another "war on drugs"