And, like Constant Reader NightTwister, do you think that "Entertainment this good should cost money"?
Well, guess what: it does - because one major reason that Doctor No can do this sort of thing is because he can win cloture votes. And the reason why he can win cloture votes is because he has enough GOP Senators ready to back his play. If the Democrats get 60 Senators, they can thumb their nose freely at Senator Coburn - and they really, really want to be able to do that.
Don't let them.