For better than a decade, the GOP has given Frank Pallone a free pass back to Congress because he couldn't be beat.
Now, despite his $4 million war chest, he can be beat.
As one of the prime sponsors of Obamacare, Pallone has made it known that he sides with Nancy Pelosi over the will of the people he has been elected to represent. His town hall meetings this summer made that very clear. His popularity has taken a hit and he
Pallone was Jon Corzine's campaign chairman and he orchestrated the political theater called Congressional hearings into Chris Christie's deferred prosecution monitor awards.
Chris Christie proved this week that a Republican can win in Middlesex County against an unpopular incumbent. Pallone has never been less popular that he is now.
The Monmouth County portion of the 6th congressional district is rich with Republicans who could beat Pallone given adequate organizational support and fundraising.
New Jersey Republicans are already mounting serious challenges to two incumbent Democrats. Mike Halfacre has Rush Holt running scared in the 12th. Ocean County chairman George Gilmore will find away to win back the 3rd, despite John Adler's fundraising success.
As RNC Chairman Michael Steele, NJGOP Chairman Jay Webber, Monmouth GOP Chairman Joe Oxley, and Middlesex County Chairman Joe Leo look to 2010 they should not concede CD 6.