File under “Best Filibuster Ever.”
Over at TPM, Christina Bellantoni points to this video of North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan reading the scripts of televised pharmaceutical ads yesterday on the Senate floor. Like William Shatner doing the Palin family on Conan O’Brien, a little bit of Dorgan goes a long way, especially when it comes to aping Sally Field or describing frequent urination and overactive bladder.
At 3:56, he declares, “Give me some purple pills.” Will someone please start a “Byron Dorgan Read To Me About Four Hour Erections” Facebook group? This could be the first in a series. He needs to know he has fans.