The Obama's get an early retirement to their estate in Hawaii. Biden picks Hillary as his Veep. Come '16, the 'Rats now get to run Biden (or Hillary, should Biden "take ill") as an incumbent.
Other than as a source for fundraising, Obama's lame-duck status means he is useless to the Marxist movement post-2016, so they may be plotting a scenario that continues their move 'forward'.
I'll take my tinfoil hat off now!
They have destroyed their brand along with our trust in government... our health care system... our education system (and any other thing that they have touched) and we are far more at risk today than we were in 2008. I would rather be us than them.