Roseanne Barr posts document from ‘@lynchzimmerman’

This morning Green Party presidential candidate Roseanne Barr retweeted a Seminole County, Fla.,  Sheriff’s Office document posted by Twitter user @lynchzimmerman:

The document — apparently a copy of a letter George Zimmerman wrote in an application for a job as a police officer — contains Zimmerman’s home address, email address, land line, and cell phone number.  His Social Security number and Driver’s License, however, are blacked out.

Twitchy has not confirmed whether the document is authentic or whether the address, e-mail address, and phone numbers are still correct. Zimmerman now reportedly lives in Sanford, Fla., not Lake Mary, Fla., which suggests that Zimmerman moved since applying for this job.

Twitter user @jasondgable pointed out to Barr what she had done.

In response to Gable,  Barr said she hadn’t seen Zimmerman’s address in the document she retweeted and stated that she wanted to delete her Twitter account.

She subsequently deleted her entire Twitter account, then restored it. However, at the time of this writing, Barr’s retweet to the @lynchzimmerman document is still up.

Twitchy asked Barr whether she regretted retweeting material posted by someone named “@lynchzimmerman.” She kindly responded. Although we don’t understand her response, we post the exchange below.

Update: Some are saying Twitchy was wrong to republish the @lynchzimmerman document:

In response to these concerns, we have decided to remove the document from our site. Readers who wish to see it can get it by clicking here.

On a related note, it should be noted that many news outlets and websites published the incorrect George Zimmerman address that Spike Lee retweeted last weekend. See, for example, the The Smoking GunTampa Bay TimesMashable,  The Examiner, and The Blaze.

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