Guitar maker partners with Tea Party against government


They may form an unexpected match but the maker of Gibson guitars and the Tea Party have joined together to protest against the US government.

Federal agents raided a Gibson factory under suspicion the company was importing illegal wood for guitars, and an investigation is currently under way.

Gibson's CEO, Henry Juszkiewicz, is proclaiming his company's innocence - and using the Tea Party to help him make some noise.

But Mr Juszkiewicz does not count himself as a Tea Party member and he bemoans the divisiveness of the political arena.

David Botti reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.