October 25, 2013 4:14 am -


Michael Hayden was giving an “off the record” interview badmouthing the Obama administration while riding the Acela from Washington to New York. The super-spy was super-overheard by a liberal blogger.

Tom Matzzie, a one time occasional blogger for the Huffington Post who now runs a renewable energy company, was sat behind Hayden as he spoke to the unnamed journalist ‘on background’ – meaning the reporter was not to cite him by name, instead quoting a ‘former senior administration official’.

Evenutally Hayden was alerted to the real time reporting and towards the end of his series of micro-blogs Matzzie posted a picture of the two men together, smiling.

In an extraordinary series of tweets Matzzie chronicled the conversation for his followers