Apparently the phrase ” gallows humor ” is no metaphor when it comes to American intelligence officials.
At a recent panel discussion on cybersecurity hosted by the Washington Post, former NSA and CIA chief Michael Hayden and Mike Rogers, chair of the house intelligence committee, joked about wanting to put Edward Snowden on, presumably, some sort of kill list.
What’s next? ” Hey, I just flew in from Islamabad and boy are my arms tired! “