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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

They Really Know How to Play All the Angles in Alabama

Posted By on Tue, May 18, 2010 at 3:22 PM

Don't know much about geometry.
  • Don't know much about geometry.
Taking a geometry class in at least one county in Alabama has to be real hoot.

Yes siree, there's a math teach at Corner High School in Jefferson County, who, God love 'em, figured the best way to instruct his students on the fine art of "parallel lines and angles" was to have the little darlings calculate the best angle to use when firing a gun at President Obama.

Give the good teacher an A for inventiveness -- or for assininity.

"He was talking about angles and said, 'If you're in this building, you would need to take this angle to shoot the president,'" recalled Joseph Brown, a senior in the geometry class.

Salon reports today that the Secret Service got wind of the teacher's rather unconventional approach to angle lessons and decided to pay him a little, but did not consider him a serious threat.

Probably just put him in their "Nut" file, case closed.

Sweet, Alabama.



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