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Teen won’t apologize for insulting Kansas governor: ‘I would do it again’


Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) shouldn’t hold his breath waiting for an apology from the teen that he tattled on for writing a disparaging tweet.

Emma Sullivan, 18, told The Associated Press late Sunday that she isn’t giving in to Brownback’s demand for an apology because it wouldn’t be sincere.

Sullivan was hauled into her principal’s office Friday and ordered to write letters of apology after someone from Brownback’s office contacted the tour organizer to complain about the offending note on the social networking site Twitter.

“Just made mean comments at gov brownback and told him he sucked, in person #heblowsalot,” she tweeted. The teen has admitted that she never said such a thing to the governor during her visit to the state capitol, but wrote it as a joke to her friends.

Writing on Twitter Sunday, Sullivan announced she had made the decision not to apologize.