Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R‑California, has commandeered the House floor for more than eight hours—well into Friday morning—prompting Democrats to postpone the vote on President Biden’s spending bill until at least later Friday morning. As of 5 a.m., McCarthy seemed no worse for the wear, and continued to rattle off stories about the time he won $5,000 in lotto as a younger man and the problems that the country faces, including inflation, migration and the lack of bipartisanship at the Capitol. At one point the minority leader asked how President Biden can be trusted with $5 trillion after the debacle in Afghanistan. 

The speech was not without some levity. McCarthy said Congress should hold “block parties” to close the divide between Democrats and Republicans. He even mentioned a potluck but said that could be h …