Amid questions about her 2012 ambitions, Sarah Palin was plunged into some renewed controversy over her role on the 2008 GOP presidential ticket Tuesday, when John McCain's daughter Meghan launched the promotional tour for her new book, "Dirty Sexy Politics." In the book, Meghan McCain recalls that Palin's presence made for "drama, stress ... panic" in McCain campaign circles. The younger McCain entertains, but ultimately dismisses, the thought that the defeat of the 2008 GOP ticket "was Sarah Palin's fault."
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Meghan McCain has been reluctant until now to say anything publicly about Palin. But in an interview Tuesday with "Good Morning America" host George Stephanopoulos, she explained that "I'm speaking out now because I have conflicting feelings" about Palin, noting that despite the anxiety associated with her nomination, Palin "brought so much momentum and enthusiasm to the campaign." You can watch McCain's full "Good Morning America" interview below, courtesy of ABC News; the Palin discussion begins around the two-minute mark.Read More »from Meghan McCain’s new book revisits ’08 tensions over Palin’s campaign role