While journalists have thoroughly debated Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor rally, there have been fewer perspectives from attendees of the undeniably large event. Stepping into the void was The Root's Cord Jefferson, who spoke with a variety of Tea Partiers, Glenn Beck fans and small-government advocates who gathered to attend the revival-like rally.

"Ultimately a society that's built on the collective can't work, it has to go down to each individual," said an attendee clad in Revolutionary War-era attire. Here's the video, courtesy of SlateV: