After George Zimmerman was acquitted and told he could re-claim any property confiscated as evidence in the case, including his gun, the U.S. Justice Department stepped in and said not so fast.
At that point, author Brad Thor tweeted an offer to buy Zimmerman a new gun.
Thor’s offer brought about some reaction such as this:
— Bonnie Hare (@BJHare) July 21, 2013
@BradThor Easy enough to boycott Brad Thor.
— Kate Robinson (@katerwriter) July 20, 2013
However, one tweeter took it a step further:
— Brad Thor (@BradThor) July 21, 2013
@BradThor In order to get a good fire going you need to purchase about a case of books. Just saying.
— Dave (@Mekbeth8) July 21, 2013
Thor’s latest book is currently sitting atop the New York Times bestseller list.