Republican state House candidate D.J. DeRenzo says he supported Black’s failed bid for membership on the Palm Beach County Republican Executive Committee this month in hopes of “witnessing to Mr. Black a policy of inclusion as opposed to exclusion.”
Black, 21, is a self-described “white person who is concerned about discrimination against white people.” He’s the son of a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard.
The GOP’s 87-19 secret-ballot vote to reject Black prompted an animal-rights activist to e-mail REC members last week trying to identify and embarrass Black’s 19 supporters.
DeRenzo, who calls himself a “Bleeding Heart Republican” and whose campaign Web site includes Spanish and Creole sections, notes he also publicly supported giving Michael Vick a second chance after Vick’s imprisonment for being involved in a dog-fighting ring.
“Love conquers all things,” says DeRenzo. Read his entire e-mail after the jump….