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DWS Twitter Mixup Creates Headache for California Man

Dave W Smith is getting mean tweets meant for Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz isn't having a very good week. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Dave W. Smith is taking some of Debbie Wasserman Schultz's tough day off her hands. But not by choice.  

Smith, whose Twitter profile  says he is from Silicon Valley, is receiving mean tweets intended for the outgoing chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee  after the content of some internal committee emails were released by Wikileaks.  

According to Smith, National Public Radio misprinted Wasserman Schultz's Twitter handle, which is @DWStweets, as his: @DWS.

Smith is responding to the mean tweets very kindly and asking people to correct the handle.
People have been tweeting at Smith since late Sunday with attacks like, " TheDemocrats DWStweets why hasn't dws tweeted? we need to hear her side of the story? whatisthetruth."

A few other tweets included, "LOL at the biggest fraud in the Democratic party DWS. Next to Obama," "Please I know its been hard for you, but please don't get up there tonight and Make a fool of us all" and "@dws is now working for #CrookedHillary."

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