I'm going to start this by saying he was recently rehired.
I'm surfing the web today and I came across an article talking about a Lawernce Kansas teacher who had been fired for his political views. The article was from fox news and I was like whatever I'm sure this dude was a bad dude and was fired and now he's saying that he was fired just for being conservative. But I read a little deeper and came across a blogpost which delves a little deeper into the source of his termination.
The incident that caused him to be fired was that while teaching a history class one of the students noticed that the way he described Hitlers rise to power (which was actually incorrect) was similar to the way he described Obama's ascendancy to the presidency. This quote I find extremely troubling "Not good enough, she went straight to the Asst. Prinicipal and said
I was picking on Obama and comparing him to Hitler. I was called in, I
explained everything that happened exactly like I have just stated, and
I thought, that was that. Evidently not.: