Clip of Michele Bachmann: "We have to recapture the Founders' vision of a constitutionally conservative government if we are to secure the promise for the future."
Host Chris Matthews to Michael Steele: "What is this, Michael? The Protestant Reformation? That somehow we're going back to the purity of the original Christian church? We're going back to the original perfection of slaveholders and how perfect they were and government is the enemy. She speaks pure Tea Party lingo."
— MSNBC's Hardball, June 27, 2011.