Many states have closed primaries, and we, the members of this group, have switched our political affiliation in order to support Ron Paul. We retain our same beliefs, but feel that this clerical change is necessary in order to support the best candidate running for office.
If you want to do the same, check out my post from a few weeks ago on HOWTO Become a Republican in order to vote for Ron Paul in the PA Primaries.
If you’re one of those people who thinks that switching parties for this reason is bad, bugger off. The system is flawed, but, fortunately, it just takes a little bit of paperwork to be able to Do The Right Thing™.