Originally Posted by Ghost
North Pole's in Canada, not Alaska. It must be a photoshop.
The North Pole is in international waters. Both Canada and Russia have made claims for portions of the Artic Sea, but as of now, neither's claims are recognized by other nations (except for Russia's puppet neighbors.)
This might be legit. From what I understood from Palin's interviews Alaskans keep a vigilant eye on Russia, sort of a home-grown homeland security. They might have mistaken the sleigh for a Russian aircraft encroaching on Alaskan airspace.