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 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.’”