Ted Cruz Recites Toby Keith Lyrics While Hitting 'Obamacare'

GOP senator quoted the lyrics from country singer's hit song, "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue."
3:40 | 09/25/13

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Transcript for Ted Cruz Recites Toby Keith Lyrics While Hitting 'Obamacare'
-- said -- that -- of -- -- wisdom. What this country build up. So we are. -- -- look that's. There -- some things to chuckle on but there's an awful lot of common sense. On the same -- And one point 21 a month. Favorite sons it's a song that came out. Following the tragic. Tax on this country on 9/11. But it speaks more broadly to who we are Americans that we can overcome any challenge any obstacle including I think the obstacle of Obama care. Admittedly a very very different challenge -- that -- occurred on nine elevenths but ultimately. The American spirit in the faith and freedom that is underlies it will get help us overcome every -- And that is Toby Keith's. Song courtesy of the red white blue. Toby Keith observed Mr. President will make a promise to you. I'm not gonna endeavor to saying. Because even if it what might not violate the senate rules it would violate. Rules of musical harmony. Human decency and possibly even the Geneva conventions. So I will not subject youth to my musical rendition but I will at least share the words. From courtesy of the red red white and blue. American girls and American guys. Will always stand up and salute. We'll always recognize. When we sealed glory fly and there's a lot of men -- So we can sleep in peace and night. When we lay down our hands. My daddy served in the army. Where he lost his right. But he flew a flag out in our yard until the day he died. He wanted my mother my brother my sister and me to grow up and live happy. In the land of the free. Now this nation and I love has fallen under attack. A mighty sucker punch came lion -- Somewhere in the back. Soon as we see clearly. There -- big black guy. -- -- lit up your world like the fourth of July. -- Uncle Sam put your name at the top of his list. The statue of liberty started shaken her fist. And the eagle fly and and it's going to be hell. When you hear mother freedom start ringing her bell. And it feels like the whole wide world is rain -- down on you brought to you courtesy. Of the red white and blue. Justice will be served. And the battle will rage. This but big dog will fight. When you rattle his cage. And you'll be sorry that you miss -- with the US today. 'cause will put a -- in the -- Posterior. Edited for our friends on C -- It's the American way. Hey Uncle Sam put your name on the top of his list in the statue of liberty started shaking her -- and the eagle fly. That's going to be -- When you hear mother freedom star ring in her -- And it feels like the whole wide world is raining down on you brought to you courtesy of the red white and -- Talk about American spirit. -- listen to that song. And not think about who we -- of people.

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