The Madeleine Brand Show

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Awesome/Not Awesome with Luke Burbank

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Emma Sullivan sent the offending tweet to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.

The humorist is back for his recurring Monday segment. Luke tells us about the Kansas governor's hurt feelings. Gov. Sam Brownback mobilized his staff against an 18-year-old high school student for writing on twitter, "told [Gov. Brownback] he sucked, in person." Also, authorities in Florida arrested three people for scamming the elderly into buying 70 years worth of toilet paper. That's right - the trio claimed the government had new environmental regulations requiring special, expensive toilet paper (they made more than $1 million). And finally, people's reaction to the shopping season.

As a bonus, here's the picture of Anthony Weiner's mustache:

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