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Why is the House checking up on Blackwater? A Republican says Democrats hate all companies that make a profit.

Published October 2, 2007 4:50PM (EDT)

Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, just before showing MoveOn's Petraeus/"Betray us" ad again, explains to Blackwater USA CEO Erik Prince why he finds himself testifying before Congress today: "There is a party in Congress that doesn't like companies that make a profit."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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