Now Gibson has announced it has used that wood, since returned after the settlement, to create a new “Government Series” Les Paul model guitar.
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Anybody who plays Gibson Guitar’s newest product will need at four of their fingers to play it — but they might extend that remaining finger, specifically that third digit, toward the federal government.
This, at least, is the gesture the Tennessee-based company is seemingly returning to the same federal agents who raided its facilities three years ago, reportedly SWAT-style, over what some say was its conservative politics.
As Tennessee Watchdog previously reported, federal agents, under the auspices of the Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior, raided Gibson’s offices in Nashville and Memphis in 2011.