Cellphone users reported receiving unsolicited, mysterious anti-Obama text messages Tuesday night. Many took to Twitter to share screenshots of the anonymous messages, the majority of which were sent around 8:30 p.m. EST. Most of the texts were attributed to unregistered websites — aiccommett.com, informedett.com, and gopmessagers.com. The texts do not appear to be officially affiliated with the Romney campaign or Republican party.
Just got this random anti-Obama text message from “email@example.com”: http://t.co/IfeZ6N7w— Mike Madden
@mikemadden I just received this one http://t.co/jBJvqn7S— Peter S.
Just got text from “firstname.lastname@example.org”: “Obama supports same-sex relationships. Voting for him will destroy the sanctity of marriage.”— Jonathan Chait
@jonathanchait I got a similar thing from “email@example.com” about Obamacare. err. I’m not your target audience, guys. I can’t even vote.— Libby Edgar
@jonathanchait I just got text from the same site saying Obama will destroy Medicare…clearly not targeting well.— Neera Tanden
RT @cyrsucker: @fakedansavage Just got this ridiculous text. Sure hope some whack job reads my reply. http://t.co/e8dAUurD— Josh Marshall
@Joshtpm with pic: RT @mikemadden: Just got this random anti-Obama text message from “firstname.lastname@example.org”: http://t.co/MxWbGV9Y— Teresa
@samsteinhp here’s what we got from sms @aicett.com: “the Obama administration perpetuated misinformation about Libya. Vote against Obama!”— Matt Bennett