He went on to refer to the Obama administration as communist in several tweets, and added:
Just drove by a bald eagle who appeared to be crying. Coincidence @barackobama?— Spencer Hawes (@spencerhawes00) June 28, 2012
The Romney campaign earlier this week announced a coalition of "Sportsmen for Romney" that included baseball Hall of Fame’s Wade Boggs and Olympic medalist Kim Rhode, but Hawes was not among them. Members of the Romney campaign re-tweeted Hawes’s tweet on Tuesday.