James Comey has ditched his Twitter pseudonym for one thing extra simple: @Comey.
The previous head of the FBI went public on the social media platform on Monday, with, what else, a tweet.
“Here is my new deal with,” Comey wrote. “Glad to be a part of the Twitterverse. Grateful to Reinhold for the duvet these previous few years.”
The “Reinhold” he is speaking about is Reinhold Niebuhr, a protestant theologian who Comey wrote about as the topic of his school thesis. Niebuhr was considered one of Comey’s earlier social media monikers.
Guessing Comey’s id on-line has turn into a parlor sport of kinds. Earlier this 12 months, then-Gizmodo author Ashley Feinberg found out the Niebuhr account really belonged to Comey. After that, it was suspected that the deal with @Formerbu was additionally managed by Comey. That was confirmed final month after the account tweeted a photograph of the previous FBI director on a rustic highway in Iowa.
Comey’s timing is notable. He is selling a brand new e book, referred to as “A Increased Loyalty: Reality, Lies and Management” due out within the spring.