Peter Strzok taking to Twitter after being fired by the FBI is pretty newsworthy. It’s only natural that CNN’s Chris Cillizza would want to get in on the action.

Unfortunately, it’s only natural that Chris would find a way to screw it up:

… or that’s not Peter Strzok.

You needed to be told, Chris? Didn’t want to look into @_peterstrzok yourself? You could’ve saved yourself a little trouble — and a lot of embarrassment.

Evidently it doesn’t. What can we say? Some people are just gluttons for punishment.

The Twitter handle for the fake account is now “@notpeterstrzok,” and the bio very clearly states that it’s a parody account:

Got that, Chris?