We are talking about the most prolific and damaging spy in U.S. history. Secrets sold, not only from the FBI where he worked, but also from the CIA, the White House, the Pentagon and the National Security Agency.
He felt like an outsider. He felt angry, and he felt his brilliance was being overlooked. And he felt much smarter than the people around him.
It was classic divide and conquer.
He is able for more than 20 years -- without the Russians ever learning his identity -- to be a spy, to be a solid FBI analyst, to be a patriotic American, to commit treason, to be a church-going man and to have blood on his hands.
daily Mass, weekly confession and nightly betrayal.