Spies Like Us

Whittaker Chambers stuffed purloined papers in a pumpkin. Reality Winner shoved them in her pantyhose.

Spies lack the style they once exuded.

The National Security Agency (NSA) contractor initially insisted that she had set fire to a copy of an intelligence report on Russian hacking of U.S. voter databases after printing the document. When pressed by investigators on how she truly absconded with the documents, Winner admitted reality: “Folded it in half in my pantyhose.”