He was not a MAGA member; he did not support the “insurrection” of Jan. 6; and he was never even a Republican.
But David DePape was a known nudist activist who his ex-girlfriend says was also a progressive and mentally ill.
DePape, 42, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, elder abuse and burglary for having bludgeoned Paul Pelosi, 82, with a hammer, fracturing his skull.
DePape has been residing in a decrepit school bus that sits outside the Berkeley home of his ex-girlfriend, Oxane “Gypsy” Taub, also a pro-nudist activist.
A two-decade resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, DePape was also known for his pro-nudity activism. He had picketed naked at protests against laws requiring people to be clothed in public.
Protesting such a reasonable law is not usually an activity of a Trump supporter.
Taub, the mother of DePape’s three children, told the New York Post he has been suffering from mental illness.
“He is mentally ill. He has been mentally ill for a long time,” she told ABC 7. Continue reading at Newsmax.