Maybe I'm just one of those panicky conspiracy-theorist types, but I'm not too keen on what seems to be going on here.
Cut to: White House Outdoors - Daytime
Scene: The Pope (Der Papst, if sprechen the Deutch), just lands on the West Lawn in a black helicopter. Like spilling out from an over-stuffed clown car, 16 armed "Agents" leap out of the chopper's opening, forming two parallel lines extending outward.
(Playing: Imperial March)
Der Papst: You have done well, Darth Bush. The Rebels are losing morale. Now is the time to strike.
Well... you could read the article I've linked above and fill in the blanks, or just trust me.