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Is the Republican red wave about to hit blue NJ? (Opinion)

My friend Rik Mehta is ready to fight for small businesses across the Garden State as he pursues a seat in the United States House of Representatives. He knows firsthand how businesses have been impacted by shutdowns over decades of bad policies, high taxes and overregulation.

Rik Mehta (via Rik Mehta for New Jersey/Facebook)

Rik Mehta (via Rik Mehta for New Jersey/Facebook)

Rik takes on one of DC’s most entrenched liberal Democrats: Frank Pallone.

Pallone has been in Congress for the past three decades, first traveling to DC in 1988. During his career, he has nearly cornered the market for regulations that harm small businesses and represent radical political interests instead common sense interests of New Jersey families.

Rik is ready to blame him for being a career politician who is increasingly out of touch with the issues and solutions for New Jersey families and small businesses.

Nancy Pelosi holds a weekly press conference at the Capitol

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The new map drawn by New Jersey Democrats has the district favoring an incumbent Democrat for sure, but times are changing as small business and education issues are at the forefront of the discussion, regardless of affiliation to a party. The government’s aggressive overreach of lockdown policies has crushed New Jersey’s small businesses.

On the positive side, many entrepreneurs and educators are fighting back. Many ask the incumbents what they have done to help struggling communities over the past two years. That’s a huge problem for outgoing career politician Frank Pallone.

(Rik Mehta for New Jersey/Facebook)

(Rik Mehta for New Jersey/Facebook)

Rik Mehta is up for the challenge and is ready to help average voters transcend party loyalties to bring Democrats and Independents into the fold of common sense politics to lift New Jersey out of the economic basement.

Listen to our conversation on demand:

Here is a preview of the new map of the 6th congressional district.

If you live there and are tired of politics as usual, check out Rik’s website and decide for yourself if it’s time for the red wave to hit the Jersey Shore.

The above post reflects the thoughts and observations of Bill Spadea, host of New Jersey talk show 101.5. All opinions expressed are those of Bill. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6-10 a.m., speaking from Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.

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