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Michael Steele gets terribly tongue-tied on TV

Michael Steele speaks after being elected Republican National Committee chairman in Washington January 30, 2009. The Republican Party picked its first black chairman on Friday as it elected former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Steele to rebuild the party after a string of devastating defeats.   REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES) Michael Steele speaks after being elected Republican National Committee chairman in Washington January 30, 2009. The Republican Party picked its first black chairman on Friday as it elected former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Steele to rebuild the party after a string of devastating defeats. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES)  

It’s hard to say what was the precise moment that MSNBC political analyst Michael Steele completely lost control of his tongue Tuesday night on MSNBC’s “Hardball.” Could it have been the annoying way that Salon‘s Joan Walsh rants on and on (and on) about President Obama‘s health care law?

Watch as Steele slightly winces as she drones on. You can see the pain in his eyes.

And then watch as he completely loses his ability to get a word out and must choose another one he can verbalize.