Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is running as the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Florida, has said he is “proud and pleased” to be endorsed by groups that are supportive of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

According to the Washington Free Beacon, Gillum gave a shout-out to a progressive group called Dream Defenders, which has endorsed Gillum’s candidacy, during a Democratic primary debate for conducting a month-long sit-in at the Florida state capitol in 2013 to protest Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.

“I was pleased and proud to sneak food into you every night so you could eat, to stand up for you, and to stand beside you because you all have been standing in the gap on behalf of marginalized communities,” Gillum said. He is running against the staunchly pro-Israel Rep. Ron DeSantis (R, Fla.)….