1. Be a person who is “generally” thought well of.
2. Start a political career.
3. Get elected to a high ranking political office.
4. INSERT STATE OF EMERGENCY
5. Use state of emergency to spread fear of the unknown.
6. Use this fear to seize power and imprison/kill without habeas corpus.
7. Cause a full scale war and attempt to expand it onto multiple fronts.
Is this Starwars Episodes 1-3 or is this the United States Government?