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09.25.132:04 PM ET

Highlight Reel: 11 Craziest Moments From Ted Cruz’s Quasi-Filibuster

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. From a reading of ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ to jokes about Ashton Kutcher and pirates, watch the weirdest moments.

Sen. Ted Cruz started speaking on the Senate floor 2:41 p.m. on Tuesday…and he didn’t stop until 21 hours later. Of course, his quixotic crusade to defund Obamacare will surely fail, but it made for some good TV. Things got a bit goofy.

Here are eleven of the quirkiest moments from Cruz’s quasi-filibuster. But first, a mashup of the highlights. 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Cruz Reads ‘Green Eggs and Ham  

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Cruz Quotes ‘Duck Dynasty’  

Cruz and Sen. Mike Lee Exchange Silly Questions 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Lee Derides Cowboy Poetry and Barry Manilow 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Cruz Likes White Castle’s ‘Little Burgers’ 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Lee Wants To Be a Pirate 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Sexy as Ashton Kutcher? 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

‘Law Is Not a Breast That Fills Itself With Milk’ 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Cruz Quotes Toby Keith 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

‘You Know Latins Love White Suits’ 

It was supposed to be about Obamacare, but the guy had 21 hours to fill. See the best moments.

Cruz Reads ‘Atlas Shrugged’  

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