Former Director of the CIA and head of the National Security Agency Michael Hayden had his cover blown today on the Acela train by Tom Matzzie, a political strategist who used to run the D.C. branch of MoveOn.org, according to
Dylan Matthews at The Washington Post.
According to Matzzie, Hayden was on a call with reporters and was speaking under the condition of anonymity, intending to be cited only as “a former senior administration official.”
Matzzie didn’t just recognise him, he live-tweeted the conversation, and made some great quips about when he was going to get rendered for live-tweeting the private conversations of a man who was among the most powerful on the planet.
In subsequent tweets, Matzzie said he was working up the courage to ask Hayden for a photo. He apparently eventually did.
From his tweets, it seemed Hayden had no idea that his conversation was being broadcast.
So the former top spy in the world had his cover blown by Matzzie. Does that make Matzzie the top spy in the world now?
Matzzie’s tweets are awesome (read from the bottom):
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