US Twitterbug sacked for barbs is a PIO

US Twitterbug sacked for barbs is a PIO
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US Twitterbug Sacked For Barbs Is A PIO. A key White House staffer who was fired after it came to light that he was behind a Twitter account that dished out gossip and pointed barbs at the Obama administration is an Indian-American.

WASHINGTON: A key White House staffer who was fired after it came to light that he was behind a Twitter account that dished out gossip and pointed barbs at the Obama administration is an Indian-American.

Jofi Joseph, 40, who was part of the National Security Council's nuclear nonproliferation team, was six months old when his Indian parents moved from Germany to the US. A bright student, he won several awards during his school and college days at Muskegon city in Michigan, including the National Citizen Bee.

Joseph was fired from his job in October after a lengthy probe into a stream of tweets that criticized US officials and leaders like former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

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