Fake Twitter accounts can be hilarious and, if you work in the White House, get you fired.
Jofi Joseph, a senior National Security Council staffer, was sent packing after the Obama administration figured out they were employing one of their harshest and best-informed critics.
Joseph was in the major leagues of politics, working on negotiations with Iran over their nuclear program and “a range of multilateral arms control treaties.”
He had served in the Obama administration since 2009, but it was his @NatSecWonk Twitter account that made people talk.
Joseph started texting hand grenades in 2011 and soon became a darling of the media.
The demise of his Twitter account was reason enough for Foreign Policy magazine to pen something of a love letter.
“Like a sniper in his hide, NatSecWonk delivered blows from his or her darkened perch. Anyone in the