“Gary Johnson, whose Libertarian presidential bid has already spooked Republicans, might get a few Democratic voters as well thanks to his support for a sleeper issue in Florida: medical marijuana.
“Johnson is expected to endorse the current effort to put a Constitutional Amendment to legalize medicinal marijuana on the Florida ballot in 2014,” said Johnson’s Florida political advisor, Roger Stone, a one-time GOP operative who lives in Miami Beach.
The marijuana proposal faces a series of tough challenges in Florida. And so does Johnson.
As a third-party candidate, the little-known former Republican governor of New Mexico doesn’t have the name recognition or major financial support that Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama enjoy.
” — Marc Caputo, Copyright 2012 Bradenton.com