High Schooler Won’t Say Sorry to Kansas Governor

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Senator Sam Brownback. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

Bear with us here, because this is especially absurd: Eighteen-year-old Emma Sullivan is (very sanely) denying her high school’s request to compose an apology letter to Kansas governor Sam Brownback for writing on the Internet that he “sucked.” At a Youth in Government program she took part in last week, Sullivan, who is not a fan of Brownback’s politics, tweeted during his speech, “Just made mean comments at gov. brownback and told him he sucked, in person #heblowsalot.”