As Twitchy told you earlier this week, New Jersey GOP Senate hopeful Bob Hugin pulled no punches in his campaign ad about Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez’s, um, problematic track record with women.

We wouldn’t blame Menendez for wanting to remake his image after that, but if MSNBC is to be believed, Menendez has taken a pretty drastic step:

Bob Menendez may be a lot of things, but he is most definitely not a Republican.