James Comey, a former FBI executive who was abruptly dismissed in May, has clearly suggested himself as Twitter user Reinhold Niebuhr.
In March, a comment tweeted out a famous Anchorman meme — “Actually, I’m not even mad. That’s amazing! — alongside a couple to a FBI’s jobs website.
But how did anyone know to demeanour during such a pointless and clearly rare handle?
Also in March, Gizmodo’s Ashley Feinberg conducted her possess social media investigation, and with a assistance of Instagram’s recommendation algorithm, narrowed down that Reinhold Niebuhr was ‘almost positively James Comey’s Twitter account.’
But nothing of this is a confirmation.
Yesterday, however, a Reinhold Niebuhr comment tweeted a design of James Comey:
Goodbye Iowa. On a highway home. Gotta get behind to writing. Will try to chatter in useful ways. pic.twitter.com/DCbu3Yvqt3
— Reinhold Niebuhr (@FormerBu) October 23, 2017
Shortly thereafter, Comey’s crony and Lawfare Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Wittes reliable that a puzzling Twitter comment does indeed go to a former FBI director:
— Benjamin Wittes (@benjaminwittes) October 23, 2017
Since fasten in Feb 2014, Comey’s comment has tweeted 6 times and amassed some-more than 100k followers.
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