This book is set fifty or sixty years in the future, when America is on the brink of becoming a utopian society. A gay Jewish man, Abraham Stein, with a Hispanic female VP is elected president of the United States, but his opponent demands a recount. The state under dispute is not Florida but Kansas. Stein calls for all his followers to come to Kansas and rally in the streets while the recount is made, and of course his opponent wants all his followers to come too. The protagonist, Jimmy, his boyfriend, and several friends head to Topeka to witness history.