British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once said the purpose of the opposition is to oppose. So why doesn't the New Jersey Republican party oppose more effectively and often? The reality is that elected Republicans in the state legislature are a part of the establishment that enjoys the perks of public office that they and the Democrats put in place over the years.
~ Michael P. Riccards, writing at Politicsnj
Riccards is the Executive Director of the Hall Institute for Public Policy