When under fire, hire lobbyists

The killer mercenaries at Blackwater may be experts at gunning down civilians from helicopters circling over Baghdad but their MP-5s and rocket launchers are ineffective in the urban jungle of Washington.

So they hired their own mercenaries…otherwise known as lobbyists.

Like the killers they represent, Washington lobbyists have their own scorched earth policy and they don’t take prisoners.

Blackwater Mounts a Defense With Top Talent From Capital – Blackwater Worldwide, its reputation in tatters and its lucrative government contracts in jeopardy, is mounting an aggressive legal, political and public relations counterstrike. [Washington News]