Exactly. This story should have appeared in the New York Times in about 50 years from now, like the stories of Blechley Park and the German Enigma code did after World War II.
In World War II, there were actually attacks that could have been stopped and weren’t because the Allied Commanders thought it would be too obvious to the Germans that the Enigma Code had been broken. When adults were in charge, lives were sacrificed because they knew that more lives would be saved in the long run if the secret was kept. Today, the work of many dedicated computer scientists has been wasted, because the Obama administration thought this might give them a temporary bump in the polls.
The program was started by Bush and “fatally compromised” under Obama the Amateur.