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Rubio’s speech overshadowed by awkward #waterbottlegate

It wasn’t Sen. Marco Rubio’s GOP response to the State of the Union address that drew a huge reaction from the Twitter-verse tonight. It was his drinking habits during the response. Water drinking habits, of course.

During his speech, the Florida Senator apparently needed to wet his whistle and paused to reach for his water bottle and take a swig. The moment was definitely awkward, and it was the stuff Twitter dreams are made of.

According to Twitter Government, it was the most-tweeted moment of the GOP response.

The  Twitter-sphere was quick to label Rubio’s awkward moment as #waterbottlegate. And as BuzzFeed reported, at least 15 water bottle accounts were launched on Twitter. But the Senator took it all in stride, tweeting out a picture of his bottle of water.

Oh, and don’t forget about the gif!


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