Marshall Adame, ex-marine and Democrat congressional candidate for North Carolina, has incurred the wrath of mercenary firm Blackwater, whose 7000 acre training facility is based in his constituency.
Adame has worked recently on Iraq's "reconstruction", where he was given protection by the firm. He wrote on a blog about travelling in a Blackwater vehicle which began to fire at passers-by before crashing into civilian cars: "The vehicle in front of us rammed into a car that was trying to get out of the way, and they just spun that guy around. He was out cold in that car, maybe even dead. I don't know, but we just kept on going."
Blackwater executive vice president Bill Mathews then emailed employees Adame's email address, asking: "Do you like your jobs? Are you sick and tired of the slanderous bullshit going on in DC? If so, would you all mind joining me in reminding Mr Adame that he is running for office in our backyard? Let's run this goof out of Dodge!"