Read the comic here.
Back to the storyline by way of a bit of exposition. Of course, Wash and Mary Sue were in the room and probably should have overheard what Whiskey told Morpheus. But Whiskey is one of those people who will repeat a conversation over and over if it suits his purpose.
You probably know someone like that in your life, right?
Whiskey seems to be working the system here. If he can't clear out the Zombies, he'll find someone to do it for him. He's cranky, but clever.
In possibly related news, the Blogger site I use to maintain these updates is having trouble publishing to blogs hosted on site other than theirs. So who knows when this update will show up.