Well, Assemblyman Matthew Harper, from Huntington Beach, did just that.
What a great story.
At LAT, "A California Republican went to Iowa for the caucuses. Here's what his weekend was like":
Iowa Democrats' HQ building looks grim with no cars in the parking lot, like it's ready to be condemned. #IACaucus pic.twitter.com/nmiKmZ6Guo— Matthew Harper (@AsmHarper) January 30, 2016
It's a vacation only political nerds could love: a trip to chilly Iowa in the lead-up to its famed presidential caucuses. California Assemblyman Matthew Harper, a Republican from Huntington Beach, booked his first-ever trip to the Hawkeye State months ago, before he even had chosen a candidate.I'm a political nerd, lol.
Last weekend, Harper, one of the more conservative members of the Assembly GOP caucus, spent 36 hours making calls and walking neighborhoods in support of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. He talked to The Times about his whirlwind trip when he returned...