scandal-prone Romney throws other problematic “friends” “under buses”; yet he clings like grim death to Cofer Black of Blackwater—we ask: why?

“Mitt Romney has remained mum on the alleged killing of 11 Iraqis by a company where one of his top advisers serves as vice chairman, even as the case has led to an uproar in Baghdad and Washington. Barack Obama, John McCain and other politicians have raised the possibility of tighter controls on the firm,” reports the estimable and precise Kenneth P. Vogel in a politico.com post titled Romney silent on Blackwater shooting

The top counterterrorism and national security adviser to Romney’s presidential campaign is Cofer Black, vice chairman of Blackwater USA.

The Iraqis died after guards employed by the private security firm opened fire following an alleged attack on a State Department convoy under their protection. Blackwater has a lucrative contract to guard U.S. diplomats in Iraq more

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