While apparently declining to make a personal appearance, Sarah Palin has responded to the invitation to testify before a New York State Senate panel on health care by providing a written response, which she has helpfully posted to her Facebook page. A brief sample:
A great deal of attention was given to my use of the phrase "death panel" in discussing such rationing. Despite repeated attempts by many in the media to dismiss this phrase as a "myth", its accuracy has been vindicated. In the face of a nationwide public outcry, the Senate Finance Committee agreed to "drop end-of-life provisions from consideration entirely because of the way they could be misinterpreted and implemented incorrectly."
Sounds vindacatory to me!