Rove: "Marketplace Of Ideas" Will Decide Palin's Fate

01/02/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • CNN Political Ticker

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's rock-star status could solidly position her to lead the Republican Party in four years, but former top Bush aide Karl Rove said the "marketplace of ideas" will ultimately decide her political future.

"Republicans believe in markets, so the marketplace of ideas will decide what the answer [to her future] is," Rove told NBC Tuesday. "These people are going to get out there, campaign, offer their ideas, offer themselves."

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