The morbid parade of awful reactions to the guilty verdicts for two high school football players in the Steubenville rape trial continued into the evening on Monday, with news that two teenage girls were arrested in Ohio for using Facebook and Twitter to threaten the 16-year-old victim.
Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that a 16-year-old girl has been charged with aggravated menacing after weaponizing her Twitter account to threaten the rape victim's life. DeWine added that a 15-year-old girl has also been charged with one count of menacing after making a similar threat on Facebook, because nothing cheapens the modern age's miracles of instant communication more than using them for petty acts of cruelty.
The two offending teen girls will appear before a juvenile court in Steubenville later on Tuesday. DeWine issued a statement making it (hopefully) clear to would-be online menacers that his office will not put up with anymore Internet bullshit: