No visual aid is too ridiculous for camera-hungry members of Congress to make a point. Thankfully, C-SPAN’s Bill Gray and his Floor Charts blog are there to record the most unusual moments. Here are a few.
Do you like ‘Green Eggs and Ham’? No, responded the filibustering Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), who used the Dr. Seuss classic (on his lectern here) as a metaphor for Obamacare in September. To clarify, Cruz declared: “I do not like them, Sam-I-am.” See the original animation.Senate TV via AP
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