Twitter accounts of users who have publicly declared that they would like to kill Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney have not been shut down by the social media site, the Weekly Standard
The Secret Service is aware of the threats, according to the Weekly Standard.
After the second presidential debate, tweets threatening Romney’s life poured in.
“I'm gonna murder Romney right now,” tweeted @WestonSebree on Oct. 17. His account is still open and active as evidenced by a tweet on Monday, which said, “I'm evil as hell.”
Another tweet on Oct. 17 by user @Jasmineuribe said, “At this point in time I am completely prepared to MURDER ROMNEY MYSELF!” She posted a photo as recently as yesterday.
Another user going by the Twitter handle @GoToSLEEP_Hoe tweeted, “Somebody should assassinate Romney...” The user was still tweeting on Monday morning.
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