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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 06:50 AM
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KS teen gets in trouble for tweet about governor
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Emma Sullivans trip to Topeka with other high school students to learn about government taught her a few unexpected lessons:

Gov. Sam Brownbacks office monitors social media for postings containing the governors name.

Some folks exhibit little sense of humor or appreciation of free expression.

And sometimes a few joking words can land a student in the principals office, drafting a letter of apology.

All that resulted from a tweet the Shawnee Mission East High School senior wrote Monday during Brownbacks greeting to young people who were brought in for a closer look at the political process.

Just made mean comments at gov. brownback and told him he sucked, in person #heblowsalot, Sullivan thumbed from the back of the crowd.



Read more: http://www.kansascity.com/2011/11/23/3283680/students-j...
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