Twitter user who vowed to ‘lynch’ Romney threatens to kill Twitchy reader

http://twitter.com/#!/Tweet_thenLaugh/status/257141514084421634

On Saturday, Twitchy reported that assassination threats targeting GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney have been picking up steam on Twitter. One unhinged Obama supporter using the handle @Tweet_thenLaugh threatened “Ill Lynch Romney myself if he wins!”

https://twitter.com/Tweet_thenLaugh/statuses/256859318828294144

The tweet was deleted after @Tweet_thenLaugh was reported to the Secret Service.

@tweet_thenlaugh@secretservice please investigate this user for a death threat against @mittromney

— Eric D. Mertz (@KC_EDM) October 13, 2012

@secretservice this user threathen to kill Mitt Romney. Please investigate —> @tweet_thenlaugh

— Will (@Will32283) October 13, 2012

@secretservice @fbiwfo @foxnews @cnn @msnbc are you monitoring these threats against Romney?twitchy.com/2012/10/13/mor…

— Mr. Ruiz Santiago (@RuizPuro) October 13, 2012

A Twitchy reader who lashed out at the bloodthirsty Twitterer received the threatening response, “keep talking that shit ill white page your ass and come end ya life bitch! Then how you gonna vote?” When she replied to the threatening tweet, she was also encouraged to “off” herself.”

@texasmeow I bet you wont give me your address so I can come show you better than I’m typing it. If not FUCK OFF ASS EATER

— Beauty&HellaBands (@Tweet_thenLaugh) October 13, 2012

@texasmeow and you look like trash! You probably sleep on a pile of trash. And I have manners your face just makes me sick 🙁

— Beauty&HellaBands (@Tweet_thenLaugh) October 13, 2012

@texasmeow bitch BYEEEEEEEEEEEEEE if it ain’t bout no money or you changing your party to Democrat you can OFF YOURSELF

— Beauty&HellaBands (@Tweet_thenLaugh) October 13, 2012

Despite Twitter’s rule that users “may not publish or post direct, specific threats of violence against others,” @Tweet_thenLaugh is still actively tweeting and has not mentioned any visit from the Secret Service. For the record, here’s what @Tweet_thenLaugh thinks of the Secret Service:

@ruizpuro @secretservice idgaf! Fuck them and you!

— Beauty&HellaBands (@Tweet_thenLaugh) October 13, 2012

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Death threats against Mitt Romney proliferate

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