Ambinder has some campaign emails that make it pretty clear that Palin was a complete and total PITA the entire campaign. Anything the woman is involved in leads to pure chaos.
And about her assertion in the book that she wanted to do more interviews but the McCain team wouldn’t let her, well, there is this email:
Nothing a little shopping at Saks couldn’t overcome, I’m sure.
Heckuva job, John McCain.