To be fair, I don't believe to have ever claimed to be "centerist", as an Independent. Back when I was a Republican? I would have fallen more into that line. Though with how hard to the right the GOP has gone, and how the Democrats, while inching left, still have more moderate voices, it's not a hard decision to make for me.
Even when I was GOP, I was for LGBTQ+ marriage and rights, absolutely fine with more diversity in all things, etc. Which, with the rise of Trumpism, has been all but driven out of the GOP. Though there were signs prior, that things were shifting right in the GOP. Trum