Appearing on Sean Hannity's TV show last night, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) accused the Democrats of trying to incite Tea Partiers to make racist statements against Democrats in order to discredit conservatives -- specifically citing Speaker Nancy Pelosi's dramatic march to the Capitol two weeks ago, during the health care debate.
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"Well, remember, President Obama brought his campaign manager back into the White House to sell this health care deal. And there's been a continuing mantra through the conclusion of trying to pass health care," said Bachmann.
"Remember when Speaker Pelosi walked arm in arm in a civil rights march across Independence Avenue, from the House buildings over to the Capitol. In three years I have never seen Nancy Pelosi cross the street the way that you saw in that picture. They deliberately went through that crowd, perhaps to try and incite something."