The Dems Make A Play for... Conservatives?

Did pigs just fly?

Well this was unexpected. After years of demonizing, insulting and attempting to marginalize and muzzle conservatives, what happened last night was nevertheless notable. Democrats, led by Barack Obama, actually made a play for conservatives, acknowledging that Donald Trump does not speak for them or represent their values. 
To be sure, this is unlikely to move many votes and may be quickly overwhelmed by Democratic apparatchiks intent on tying every last Republican to the Trump train.But it's another example of how Trump has reshaped the political landscape.
First came this remarkable (and chilling video) that reportedly drew a standing ovation. 
Exit question here: why didn’t one of the sane Republicans run this during the primaries? Why was this left for the Democrats?
On Thursday night, there was more: