It helped that we won Vietnam. Also helps that we've got a guy that's omniscient and omnipotent on our side.
Also heard rumors that The Comedian assassinated some journalists that were working up a big scandal piece. They called it Watergate here. When that didn't happen, he repealed the 22nd amendment and pretty much started an indefinite term.
Looking at some of the history here, seems like maybe The Comedian made the wrong call.