After announcing that Barack Obama had won November 6 US presidential election, a very large number of 'Hate and Racist' tweets as measured by 'Floating Sheep' were observed in key republican states won by Mitt Romney. 'Hate tweets' were recorded in states like Mississippi, Louisiana. other states include Missouri, Ohio and West Virginia. There was serious riot in Ole Miss ( University of Mississippi) where students burnt posters of Obama and Biden. The university administration warned students to either behave themselves or go to jail. Some students were arrested in connection with the incident.
|Map showing Racist Tweets (Arkansas and Mississippi have the highest)|
Another tweeted: '' So we pick a worthless n***** over a full blooded America. What the h*** our world come its (sic) called the white house for a reason''.
|Candle light at Mississippi|
|Two students arrested in connection with protest.|
|A candle light being held as a mark of oneness in Mississipi|