1. Lawsuits

    Palin Threatens to Sue Joe McGinniss

    DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 12:  Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin greets visitors at the Iowa State Fair August 12, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Palin joined most of the declared Republican presidential hopefuls who are visiting the fair ahead of tomorrow's Iowa Straw Poll to greet voters and engage in the traditional Iowa campaigning ritual.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    Maybe Sarah Palin, like author Joe McGinniss, was disappointed in the book’s lack of coverage. Palin has threatened to sue McGinniss and his publisher, Crown, for The Rogue—a move that, if she follows through, could keep the book in the public eye. Palin’s attorney has apparently sent a letter to Crown accusing it of “knowingly publishing false statements” and alerting it to his client’s intentions. The attorney also cites an email in which McGinniss allegedly acknowledges he ran out of time to properly source the book.

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