Forget about Christopher Dorner and President Obama’s State of the Union address. Judging by the response on Twitter, the biggest story of the evening was Sen. Marco Rubio’s lunge for a bottle of water during his GOP response speech.
Wait. Did Sen Rubio think there was a cutaway shot when he took s swig of that water? That was awkward! #SOTU
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) February 13, 2013
Marco Rubio's furtive/terrorized look towards the teleprompter as a stole a quick swig of water may be more memorable than what he's saying
— Matt Gutman (@mattgutmanABC) February 13, 2013
Strongly considering getting a tattoo of Marco Rubio taking a gulp of water on national tv
— Matt Browner Hamlin (@mattkbh) February 13, 2013
I'm listening on radio and the play-by-play of Rubio's water grab was fantastic.
— jeremy scahill (@jeremyscahill) February 13, 2013
I was starting to get bored watching the Marco Rubio speech, but then the epic bottled water showed up!
— Vance Lawrence (@VanceLawrence) February 13, 2013
Hysterical, Rubio ducking down and reaching off-screen for bottle of water. I thought someone was about to throw a shoe at him.
— Greg Mitchell (@GregMitch) February 13, 2013
Note to Rubio: It's better to reach calmly for a glass of water on hand, than to grab your mouth and then lunge for a drink.
— Eric Kleefeld (@EricKleefeld) February 13, 2013
— Bill Hobbs (@billhobbs) February 13, 2013
Rubio grabbed a drink of water like he was robbing the bank. Homeboy, the camera never turns off! #SOTUReponse
— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) February 13, 2013
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) February 13, 2013
Maybe there’s a silver lining?
On the upside, Rubio now a possible spokesman for dry mouth syndrome.
— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) February 13, 2013
Of course #Rubioing has already taken off.
I'm pretty surprised #Rubioing hasn't become a thing yet, Internet. Get to it.
— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) February 13, 2013
— Happy Andy Boyle (@andymboyle) February 13, 2013
— Leif Fescenmeyer (@ebreakdown) February 13, 2013
And here comes #RubioFilms:
CamelBak Mountain #RubioFilms
— David Waldman (@KagroX) February 13, 2013
Forrest Gulp #RubioFilms
— Lettuce Prey (@Rudy671985) February 13, 2013
— Marcos Mateo Ochoa (@MarcoMateoOchoa) February 13, 2013
#RubioFilms "Hey, Dude, where's my water?!"
— missLtoe (@missLtoe) February 13, 2013
— Jason Febery (@JasonFebery) February 13, 2013