Former Republican White House lawyer in President George W. Bush's administration Richard Painter announces his candidacy for U.S. Senate as a Democrat in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, April 30, 2018. Explaining his party swap, Painter said it's clear to him there's no space for a Republican who opposes the president. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)
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Richard Painter, Former Bush Ethics Lawyer, Epitomizes the New Democrat

Democrats seem happy conceding that the Republicans are going to be like Trump now and that they can become the Clinton-Bush center-right voice of sanity.