I'm sure you've heard the news already. This is pretty exciting stuff. I like John Cole's take:
And on a serious note, I think this is how party switching should be done. At the end of the term and then run on the ticket with your new party, not right after an election. Additionally, the weirdest thing about being a Democrat is I dont feel any different than I did when I was a Republican, other than that I no longer have to make excuses for crazy and stupid people.