And although past Taliban peace overtures had turned out to be hoaxes, this time the messenger seemed to be no impostor.
Friends trying to contact me reported corresponding with an impostor named Krystal.
The administration was a conservative “impostor,” writes commentator Bruce Bartlett.
I get nervous, especially around people that are better than me, so I have to pretend not to be an impostor once I get there.
Celebrities, corporations, and politicians have impostor Twitter accounts pop up all the time.
Must I thus renounce myself, and see my name stolen by an impostor.
And, thought the impostor, so would his master—when the time came.
That he was, to some extent, an impostor, can hardly be doubted.
I am well acquainted with him, I know him by heart; I have no doubt that he is some impostor.
Schiaparelli has been called an impostor, and Lowell has come in for his full share of vituperation and innuendo.