A Lemon Bay High School music teacher was threatened with being fired if he didn’t quit his part in the Venice Little Theatre’s production of The Full Monty because it features nudity. Fans defended the teacher, noting that the audience gets only a brief glimpse of a bare behind.
Brief is good, the district felt, but briefs would be better still.
“We kind of hold our teachers to a higher moral standard than, say, someone who works for Comcast,” said Charlotte County school district spokesman Mike Riley, “because we’re dealing with our children every day.”
Thank goodness the likes of Comcast installers aren’t in the habit of flashing an unsuspecting public. Now, about those plumbers ...