Steve Lonegan

The former Mayor of Bogota and possible ’09 gubernatorial candidate (and unpaid PolitickerNJ.com columnist) continues to please the conservative wing of the New Jersey Republican party – although not necessarily the Libertarian wing. He led the opposition to Jon Corzine’s toll hike plan, and his brief arrest at the Governor’s town hall meeting put Lonegan in control of Corzine’s news cycle for two critical weeks.

"Sit down and shut up!"
—Gov. Chris Christie, to a Hurricane Sandy heckler