Elon Musk Endorses Rick Caruso for LA Mayor

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk endorsed billionaire Rick Caruso for Los Angeles mayor Friday morning in a rare move.

“Los Angeles is fortunate to have someone like Rick Caruso running for mayor. He’s awesome,” Musk wrote. He added in a second tweet, “It is rare for me to endorse political candidates.”

Musk, who recently announced he is no longer a Democrat, described himself as “moderate.”

“My political leanings are moderate, so neither fully Republican nor Democrat, which I am confident is the case for most Americans,” Musk said.

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