Football Coach Fired Over Obama Song-Truth!
Football Coach Fired Over Obama Song-Truth!Summary of eRumor: This is a forwarded email that alleged that a Football Coach in the state of Tennessee was fired for writing a song about President Obama. The Truth: The principal of a middle school near Nashville instructed his head coach to fire an assistant coach because parents complained about a political song that he co-wrote. This according to an August 23, 2010 article by Fox Nation that said, "a Tennessee middle school football coach said he got fired after he wrote a song that criticized President Obama." The article said that "Bryan Glover, an assistant coach at Grassland Middle School near Nashville, co-wrote the country music song, 'When You’re Holding a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail.'” The song was emailed by Glover to friends, family and parents of the football team. The other co-writer of the song was a parent of a child on the football team and Glover's troubles began to develop after "some parents called the school to complain about the 'politically charged lyrics.'” Posted 02/27/14
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
Football Coach Fired for making Obama Song:
Football Coach fired for making Obama song. He’ll make more money when this song becomes a big hit than he would teaching school.Tennessee middle school assistant football coach, age 26, fired for a song he wrote and played!
This could be the next number one hit country song. It’s the best effort yet at encapsulating the outrage at the oversteps of this government in an entertaining song.
Apparently, the guy was fired over the song because some parents complained. If you like it, help it go “viral” by passing it along to everyone you know.
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