Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon MuskElon Reeve MuskInspiration4 and the quest to cure childhood cancer SpaceX all-civilian crew returns to Earth, successfully completing 3-day mission SpaceX sending first all-civilian crew into orbit MORE on Saturday indicated support for Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangAndrew Yang planning to launch third party: report Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Kings launch voting rights effort honoring John Lewis MORE after Yang tweeted that he didn't expect supporters to agree with him on everything.
"I support Yang," Musk tweeted, following up with a second tweet that "He would our first openly goth president. I think this is very important."
Yang had previously tweeted, "I don’t expect people to agree with me on everything- that would be odd. My main hope is that people trust that I’m trying to solve problems and I’m open to different approaches - particularly if the data drives in a particular direction. Changing one’s mind is not a bad thing."
I support Yang— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 10, 2019
He would our first openly goth president. I think this is very important.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 10, 2019
Yang, a former tech executive, is among two dozen people vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
He has gained attention for making universal basic income a focal point of his run and his campaign recently announced that he qualified for the fall debates.