1. MUCKRAKING

    Palin Book Alleges Drug Use, Affairs

    Former U.S. Vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin walks past members of the media while arriving at Trump Tower on 56th Street and 5th Avenue on May 31, 2011 in New York City. Palin and Donald Trump later exited the building for dinner.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Andrew Burton / Getty Images

    Joe McGinniss’s highly anticipated Sarah Palin biography is almost here, and the first leaks are setting the bar pretty high: the National Enquirer reported Wednesday that the book describes Palin’s alleged drug use and sexual escapades. Among the explosive allegations: Palin smoked marijuana with a professor at Mat-Su College; she snorted cocaine off an oil drum; she had a one-night stand with NBA star Glen Rice, who reportedly confirmed the encounter to McGinniss; and she cheated on her husband, Todd, with his snowmobile dealer and business partner.

    Read it at The Atlantic Wire