It's time for prominent elected officials from both sides to condemn this:
BREAKING: Bogus Call Sends Police to Home of Kimberlin Critic Erick EricksonHe and his family are OK. He just put up the tweet minutes ago:
Sheriff is at my house. Someone spoofed my phone number and said someone had been shot at my house.I asked him if he was serious and he said yes. Again, he said that he is OK, though. After he started writing about Kimberlin, he told the local Sheriff’s Department to expect this might happen:
More at Red State.
Other conservative bloggers have been victimized by the same modus operandi. Patterico's story is probably the most horrific.
Update: The perpetrator has shown a frightening level of sophistication...
More importantly, I have an unlisted phone number someone was able to track it down.— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) May 28, 2012
More updates to follow.