Sen. Cruz Reads ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ on Senate Floor

Manages to trivialize his fake filibuster

As a headline at the National Journal put it, “Ted Cruz Is Talking Until He Can’t Stand Anymore.” The lowest point in his fake filibuster came when he compared his opponents, including fellow Republicans, to Nazi appeasers. But the most telling moment — the moment that will be repeated in comedy sketches and campaign ads against him for years to come — was his dramatic reading of “Green Eggs and Ham,” by Dr. Suess. Enjoy!

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