One year after the election, President Alain Marjorie is facing a personal and political crisis. The secret lover of his wife Elisabeth is killed in a car crash while she is driving and the head of state is persuaded to cover up her role in the accident. He is then hit by another scandal involving his friend, Interior Minister Benoit Hussan. When Hussan is forced to resign, the president turns to Simon Kapita, his former rival's spin doctor, and recalls him to the heart of government to help,. However, the emerging scandals stretch Kapita's strategy and communication skills to the limit.