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Among the more interesting newcomers to Orange County’s Republican Central Committee is former Los Alamitos Mayor Dean Grose.
You’ll remember Grose for forwarding an email to friends that was criticized as racist because it was a mock photo of President Obama’s White House featuring patches of watermelons on the White House lawn. Grose denied any racism, saying he only forwarded it as a joke and that it was meant to criticize Obama’s fiscal policies. Virtually no one saw it Grose’s way, and he resigned after a national media firestorm last year.
A tip of the hat to the Los Alamitos news blog OC180news.com for sending me Dolores Barr’s interview with Grose, where he talks about his plans for the central committee and a potential run for City Council in November.