Rubio's sip creates tidal wave of buzz for Poland Spring

POLAND SPRING — Sen. Marco Rubio's slaking of his thirst from a miniature bottle of Poland Spring has been replayed over and over on social media. The Maine-based bottle water brand was glad to be there for him.

Associated Press

In this frame grab from video, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio takes a sip of water during his Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Tuesday in Washington.

The Florida Republican was giving the GOP response to Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night when he paused, grabbed an 8-ounce Poland Spring and took a swig. Twitter users quickly commented on the awkward moment and created a hashtag, #watergate.

Later, Rubio jokingly posted a photo of the water bottle from his Twitter account. On ABC's "Good Morning America," he explained that he was simply thirsty.

Jane Lazgin from Nestle Waters, Poland Spring's corporate parent, said, "We're really glad that Poland Spring was close at hand when Sen. Rubio needed some refreshment."

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who cares

You call this a story??? who cares what he is drinking..

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

If oBAMa had done the same

If oBAMa had done the same thing he would simply be "bustin' a move" which of course, would be "totally cool."
The liberal media has wayyyyy too much time on its hands. Fox reports; you decide. The rest of the media creates its own news.

Jason Theriault's picture

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Steve  Dosh's picture

l o l 10:40 am - ish Ash

l o l 10:40 am - ish Ash Wednesday ,
Q: What do we think of this story ?
A: What is Naive ® spelt backwards ¿ /s, Steve :)

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Some of us have no idea what

Some of us have no idea what EVAIN means, Steve. Is it a French word? Ohhh, you want us to pretend the E is silent?

Gary Grenier's picture

It's Evian...

...and it's another brand of bottled water. Being online, you could have Googled it quicker than it took you to type that reply! :)

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Good me there...nice catch.

Good me there...nice catch. The eyes ain't what they used to be and I've quit relying on the parrot.
You have no idea, though, how fast I typed that reply....and this one, too.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Should be, "Got me

Should be, "Got me there"..
See what I mean about the eyes.


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