Why racists donate to Republicans
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

A white supremacist leader has contributed to a slew of Republican candidates, many of whom are abashedly giving the money away after the Charleston church shooting. But don't fault them for not knowing that Earl Holt III -- a man so crazy New Jersey Tea Partier Steve Lonegan calls him a "whackjob" -- was sending them…