Leading Democrats repeatedly tell progressive that progressives are not needed by the party and that the party needs to appeal to centrist Republicans instead. But then they complain when progressives stay away. They should probably get their message straight.
Russia invades Ukraine. Biden screws it up.
Trump announces campaign (to avoid indictment). Biden drops off the face of the world as far as the media is concerned.
Midterms are a shellacking for the democrats that will be talked about in political science for decades.
Biden and Harris lose to Trump in 2024.
2025, democratic party disbands. Same fate as the Whigs. Simply no viable candidates.