Senator Tom Coburn announced Thursday that he would retire at the end of this year.
1. He has such a gorgeous beard — other jealous senators stop just to stare at it.
Does your senator's beard have its own Twitter handle?
And his beard inspired all those who witnessed it.
He is the Dumbledore of Congress.
2. Every year he would come out with his 'Wastebook', detailing the most asinine levels of government spending.
Which produced national headlines like this:
3. He would use your bill as an umbrella if he disagreed with it.
4. He did this on live TV.
Oh, you thought that was just for Fox News?
5. And he made Van Jones look at him like this:
6. He is a doctor.
D.C. needs more of those.