Daily Show interim host John Oliver took on Director of National Intelligence James Clapper last night, saying that a March 12 appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee “gave us a truly interesting window into his trustworthiness.”
Clapper’s controversial claim that the NSA does “not wittingly” collect data on millions of Americans has been called a lie following revelations of extensive datamining by the agency of Verizon wireless customers among others.
We noted Clapper’s penchant for rubbing his forehead when he talked in a previous article.
Oliver took it a step further, saying of the gesture that “no spy should have that big a tell.”
(A tell being an unconscious action that is thought to betray attempted deception, like bluffing in poker.)
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