09 Sep '11, 11pm

@NYTimes: @GibsonGuitar chief executive Henry Juszkiewicz is a "#TeaParty icon"

If President Obama was concerned that Republican threats to play hooky during his job speech Thursday night would result in a shortage of disgruntled faces in Congress, he needn’t have worried. On Thursday night, House Republicans hosted 13 business people to drive home the myriad ways in which they say that federal regulations are destroying American jobs. Associated Press Henry Juszkiewicz, chief executive of Gibson Guitar, listening to President Obama’s jobs speech. Among the guests were farmers and manufacturers who say the Clean Air Act prevented them from expanding their businesses and creating new jobs. Perhaps the most high-profile guest seated in Speaker John Boehner’s box, however, was Henry Juszkiewicz, the chief executive of Gibson Guitar. Over the last two weeks, the public face of this renowned guitar brand has become a Tea Party icon and a sought-after talk ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/09/guitars-a-feder...

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