Andy Unanue is dropping out and being replaced by Dick Zimmer, a former Republican Congressman who currently works in DC as a lawyer and lobbyist. Is a DC lawyer/lobbyist what we are looking for in a candidate. No. That kind of record doesn't exactly scream "reformer". He got beat out by Rush Holt about a decade ago while under fire for some suspicious activities.
The Republican leadership in NJ has not been showing any leadership. They have been bouncing around like a ping pong ball while showing absolutely no loyalty or faith in any candidate. They have shown no party unity whatsoever.
For Libertarians this is good news. Conservatives are bolting from the Republican party because of the obvious backroom antics, lack of any progress in the state, and no interest in changing the status quo.