(The Progressive) -- In his attempt to become the conservative Wendy Davis, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) spent all of Tuesday night and a significant portion of Wednesday morning railing against the Affordable Care Act, insisting his marathon address be called a filibuster even though he wasn’t actually holding up any votes.
Along the way he read posts on Twitter, recited Toby Keith lyrics and, oddly, read Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” into the public record (watch below), calling it his favorite book.
“‘I do not like them, Sam-I-Am,’” Cruz said in his typically overserious tone. “‘I do not like green eggs and ham. Would you like them here or there? I would not like them here or there. I would not like them anywhere.’”
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