Marco Rubio Water VIDEO: GOP senator forced to pause SOTU response to grab drink of water.

Marco Rubio's Unplanned Water Break

Marco Rubio's Unplanned Water Break

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Feb. 12 2013 11:01 PM

Marco Rubio's Unplanned Water Break Steals the Show

Marco Rubio gave a 2,600-odd-word response to President Obama's State of the Union address. Unfortunately for him, the Internet didn't hear a single one of them because it was too busy GIF-ifying this clip of him having to pause to grab a quick drink of water:

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Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City.