The Democrats' Overton window shifts rapidly in the moment. UNBELIEVABLY ABNORMAL signs are instantly rationalized and normalized in their minds.
Eeyore defeatists parading as 'realists' have the same problem. They see SOME of what's happening and attribute it to Dem superpowers, or dismiss it all as just more evidence of sure doom.
Very few see how truly abnormal it ALL really is; telling evidence that NOTHING IS NORMAL - that major shit ALREADY hit the fan. With more incoming.