Eco-nuttism and union suck up-ism, all rolled into one.
You couldn't ask for a better encapsulation of everything that's wrong with Obama and the modern American Democratic Party.
"Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping mum, but in a statement yesterday Gibson’s chairman and CEO, Henry Juszkiewicz, defended his company’s manufacturing policies, accusing the Justice Department of bullying the company. 'The wood the government seized Wednesday is from a Forest Stewardship Council certified supplier,' he said, suggesting the Feds are using the aggressive enforcement of overly broad laws to make the company cry uncle."
And the lunacy behind the lunacy?
"On the other hand, does this sudden interest from the Feds have more to do with the fact that Gibson is non-union and relocated to Tennessee, a right to work state?"
Why doubt it?
Addendum - holy cow (Nolte):
"One of Gibson’s leading competitors is C.F. Martin & Company. The C.E.O., Chris Martin IV, is a long-time Democratic supporter, with $35,400 in contributions to Democratic candidates and the DNC over the past couple of elections (though, to be fair, he did donate a whopping $750 to Republican Congressmen in the 90s.) According to C.F. Martin’s catalog, several of their guitars contain 'East Indian Rosewood.' In case you were wondering, that is the exact same wood in at least ten of Gibson’s guitars."