A bogus social media account, now suspended by Twitter, claimed to be former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and made a post accusing Kansans of electing “Godless liberal extremists.” Sam Brownback currently works at the US State Department where he is an ambassador of religious freedom. A spokesperson said the @GovSamBrownback account was not associated with Ambassador Brownback.
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A false social media account was supposed to be the work of former Gov. Sam Brownback stirred Thursday when hundreds of people denounced a post that accused Kansans of electing “godless liberal extremists.”
The U.S. State Department, where Brownback works as a religious freedom ambassador, has labeled the Twitter as a fraud.
“This account is not owned, operated or supervised by Ambassador Brownback,” said Aaron Bruce, Brownback spokesman. “It’s an impersonation account, not an authentic account.”
Twitter subsequently suspended the fake account.