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

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