Twitchy reports that "Post-presidential debate, Obama supporters renew vows to murder Mitt Romney." The threats are numerous--and explicit and graphic. Many call for Romney's murder or assassination.
The Secret Service confirms it is "aware" of the threats against Romney, a spokesman for the federal agency confirms.
"The Secret Service is aware of this and will conduct appropriate follow up if necessary," Brian Leary, a spokesman for the United States Secret Service, says in an email.
Here is a small sampling, compiled by Twitchy:
I'm gonna murder Romney right now—
Weston Sebree (@WestonSebree) October 17, 2012
Somebody needs to asassinate This mofo Romney 16 Oct 12
If Romney is elected, I'm going to assassinate him #sniperstyle—
Erin (@erinheaven) October 17, 2012
if romney's elected as president, I will personally assassinate him.—
Rihanna Taught Me (@breeziedeeznuts) October 17, 2012
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