“It was probably one of the most anxiety-filled periods of time, I think, in the lives of the people who were assembled here yesterday,” spokesman John Brennan said. “The minutes passed like days.”
President Obama later responded to persistent rumours that images were about to be released to the media. "The public do not want to see a person who has been the victim of a double facial shooting," he asserted, "it's not pretty."
A later press release confirmed that Ms. Palin has been buried by seamen after a brief but emotional ceremony. A close family member, speaking on condition of anonymity, told us "it's what she would have wanted".