After voicing support for pro-pot Gary Johnson as a presidential candidate, Willie Nelson has apparently changed his tune, notes the Daily Caller. It's "too early for me to endorse anyone,” the singer said in an email to a member of his marijuana-legalization activist group, the Teapot Party. (The exchange is recounted here.) Though he acknowledged backing New Mexico's former GOP governor, who no longer indulges himself but backs legalization, Nelson wrote: “I think I will wait and see where he stands on other things. My bad. Sorry."
Nelson would support Dennis Kucinich over Johnson, he added. Johnson “is a good guy but so is Dennis and if he decided to run I would personally vote for him. They both have said they support legal pot." Said the ex-governor’s camp: “We of course respect and appreciate whatever level of support Willie Nelson and the Teapot Party offer. What’s important is that Gary Johnson and Willie Nelson share a strong desire to give voice to millions of Americans who are demanding sensible drug laws and policies.”