It has been a privilege to serve in this Administration and I deeply regret violating the trust and confidence placed in me. What started out as an intended parody account of DC culture developed over time into a series of inappropriate and mean-spirited comments. I bear complete responsibility for this affair and I sincerely apologize to everyone I insulted.Jofi Joseph, aka @NatSecWonk • Apologizing for his critical tweets done under the guise of a parody account. Joseph, who was fired a week ago, was in line for a high-ranking Pentagon position when he was nailed.
The Daily Beast: A White House national security official has been fired after being caught as the author of a Twitter account who has been tormenting the foreign policy community with insulting comments and revealing internal administration information for over two years.
Jofi Joseph, a director in the non-proliferation section of the National Security Staff at the White House, has been surreptitiously tweeting under the moniker @natsecwonk, a Twitter feed famous inside Washington policy circles since it began in February, 2011 until it was shut down last week.
Ugh. This is gonna be the next Benghazi, I can feel it now.