If Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is really serious about running for president in 2016, he's off to a great start. Because like any good White House hopeful, he's already inadvertently turned an ostensibly political moment into a meme.
Poor fella just needed a (very poorly timed) sip of water and now, this has happened to him:
Apparently Rubio had his own drinking game vine.co/v/bvEnFlMrzgz
— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) February 13, 2013
I don't always drink water. But when I do, it's in the middle of the biggest moment of my career. #staythirsty
— David Waldman (@KagroX) February 13, 2013
— Josh Lukin (@coffeeon3rd) February 13, 2013
— Scott W. Graves (@ScottWGraves) February 13, 2013
— Sharon Paley (@Sharon_Paley) February 13, 2013
Can Marco Rubio handle that3am drink of water?
— Lizz Winstead (@lizzwinstead) February 13, 2013
This Poland Spring ad is terrible.
— Brian McFadden (@BigFatWhale) February 13, 2013
Marco Rubio thirsts for change. Marco Rubio dryly noted the defects in Obama's speech. Rubio: Obama's speech was all wet. Care for more?
— Patricia Zengerle (@ReutersZengerle) February 13, 2013
And 50-seconds worth of clues that Senator Rubio was parched. Sort of gross, but mostly great.
But the last word on all this went to the man who started it all:
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) February 13, 2013