A video of Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) air-drumming to the Who’s “Baba O’Riley” shortly after his debate with Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators at White House Senators confirm Erdoğan played 'propaganda' video in White House meeting MORE (R-Texas) on Friday night is making the rounds on social media.

“This may be the best song ever written,” O’Rourke said of the Who’s 1971 track while waiting in a drive-thru line at a local Whataburger. 


The Texas Democrat then broke out in impromptu air-drumming during his 45-minute video livestreamed from his official Facebook page following his first debate with Cruz at Southern Methodist University.

The video, posted online late Friday night, garnered over 205,000 views on Facebook as of Saturday afternoon. 

The video comes as the three-term congressman attempts to gain ground in his quest to unseat Cruz.  

Though Texas hasn’t elected a Democrat to the Senate in decades, a few polls have pointed to a narrowing margin between both candidates. 

recent Reuters–Ipsos–University of Virginia Center for Politics poll released on Wednesday found that O'Rourke holds a 2-point lead over the incumbent Republican.

The video also comes a month after another video went viral showing O’Rourke skateboarding at a local Whataburger.