Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Bullshitting schoolteacher

"...Last Thursday the Uruti School principal failed a roadside breath test after it was presented to her by an unimpressed police officer.

But despite sitting in a car that "smelled like a brewery" Mrs Sutherland hadn't drunk a drop instead she had just rubbed a 65 per cent ethyl alcohol hand sanitiser on herself and her licence.

"I wound down the window and the smell must have hit him in the face. The stuff smells like a big gin," she said..."

Yes, I know this game.

I saw it working in prison all the time.

It's called wind up the screw/cop. Do something supicious then play the innocent. In this case, spread a gel full of alcohol about when pulled over by the cops.

She has to be incredibly stupid to think they would not react to a strong smell of alcohol- a smell she openly admits to knowing about.

It's not beyond the bounds of belief the a senior schoolteacher would know that this action could set of an screening device.

It's probably too much to expect that she knew influenza is droplet-infectious and not particularly spread by contact- such as handing over a plastic license.

So I'm calling 'bullshit' on this one- she is no poor victim.

Just a friggin' smart-arse who SHOULD know better...

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