I think deep down we knew this was the reality. Nice to get it confirmed though, moreover, by Seymour Hersh himself…!
Seymour Myron “Sy” Hersh (born April 8, 1937 Chicago) is an American Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist and author based in Washington, DC. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine on military and security matters. (read more about him here.)