Tuesday, December 16, 2008

That's your problem right there

CEO of Blackwater and Republican donor Erik Prince writes today in the Wall Street Journal defending his firm from accusations of trigger-happiness in Iraq including the Nisour Square massacre --

During the week before the Nisour Square incident (sic), one of Blackwater's helicopters was shot down, a separate team came under fire from armed insurgents, and a third team survived a roadside bomb. Even amidst such an aggressive and ubiquitous enemy, Blackwater's incident reports during that time period show that personnel discharged their weapons less than one half of one percent of the time.

Here's the dictionary definition of ubiquitous --

existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent

If the CEO of the firm thought the enemy was everywhere, why was the firm let operate among the civilian population?

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