With their party at a crossroads, California Republicans head to Tampa

     

The Press-Enterprise — Four years ago, Clifford Young voted for Barack Obama.

Press-EnterpriseNot only that, the longtime Cal State San Bernardino professor and onetime county supervisor extolled Obama’s virtues to anyone who would listen, urging his friends and family to cast a ballot for a man he saw as a positive image for his children and grandchildren.

In the time since, Young said he has lost 40 to 50 percent of his personal assets and watched in dismay as the president’s administration has embraced policies he believes are too liberal.

Young, 65, will again be voting for change this year: this time as a delegate for likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney. He is among more than 30 inland residents headed to Tampa this week to participate in the formal presidential nominating process at the Republican National Convention.

The article was published Aug. 24, 2012.

Read the complete article at “GOP CONVENTION: With their party at a crossroads, California Republicans head to Tampa.”