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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Principal's Office

Did you know that teachers can still smack kids in certain states? I certainly didn't think corporal punishment still existed in this country, but sigh, such is the whimsical lesson that reality TV can teach us.

"Principal's Office" is a new show on TruTV that has been stirring up almost zero attention, save for the fact that the Booneville, Arkansas segments feature a paddle-happy, "live-by-the-law" principal who's chock full 'o one-liners and a desire to distribute "licks" to all of his disorderly students.

I was able to find a poor quality video of Principal Halter negotiating a beating with Shorty, who may just be the most stereotypical Southerner to ever grace a reality show:

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