Although his tweets are protected the general public, his comments aren't protected if one of his approved followers 're-tweets' his tweets.
In the last 24 hours, users have been retweeting the following message:
@Sen_Schultheis: Don't for a second think Obama wants what is best for U.S. He is flying the US Plane right into the ground at full speed. Let's Roll
Shultheis is infamous for comments made in February during a hearing on AIDS, during which he said "this [AIDS] stems from sexual promiscuity for the most part and I just can't go there. We do things continually to remove the consequences of poor behavior, unacceptable behavior, quite frankly."
Shultheis's Offensive Tweet Landed Him The Top Spot On Keith Olberman's "Worse Persons In The World List: