Climategate just ensures the carcass isn't going to be embalmed—it will rot for all to see.
"Father Gary" didn't grow up with a mercurial mortician who embalmed his mother, either.
Yet today he remains a deity, embalmed in Red Square—the scene of another massacre.
embalm em·balm (ěm-bäm')
v. em·balmed, em·balm·ing, em·balms
To treat a corpse with preservatives in order to prevent decay.