Ted Cruz not quoting Dr. Seuss as he goes on Obamacare

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made headlines in October 2013 when he read the Dr. Seuss children’s book “Green Eggs and Ham” as part of his filibuster to block a vote on continued funding of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.

But now, in a seemingly ironic development, Cruz and his family will be getting their health benefits through the federal health care exchange created by the the very same Obamacare.

Cruz told CNN's Dana Bush Tuesday  that he'll sign up for the coverage because his wife is leaving her job at Goldman Sachs to help in his presidential campaign and they are therefore losing the family's current insurance.


Cruz says no, he is just following the law.

"I believe we should follow the text of every law, even (a) law I disagree with," Cruz told CNN. "It's one of the real differences -- if you look at President Obama and the lawlessness, if he disagrees with a law he simply refuses to follow it or claims the authority to unilaterally change."

And what if it turns out that once he tries it, Cruz LIKES the Affordable Care Act?

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Just for fun, in the words of Dr. Seuss, maybe this will happen….

Pretend like this is President Obama reading from the end of “Green Eggs and Ham”:

“You do not like them.So you say.Try them! Try them! And you may.Try them and you may, I say.”

And pretend like this is Sen. Ted Cruz:

“Sam! (Barack!) If you will let me be, I will try them.You will see.

“Say! I like green eggs and ham! I do! I like them, Sam-I-am! And I would eat them in a boat! And I would eat them with a goat... And I will eat them in the rain. And in the dark.  And on a train. And in a car.  And in a tree. They are so good, so good, you see!”

(Lyrics: LyricsFreak.com)

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