Sen. Marco Rubio's rebuttal to President Obama's state of the union speech was overshadowed for many by an awkward moment dubbed "watergate" by Twitter users.
Feeling parched midway through the speech, Rubio bent down and reached for a bottle of water, keeping his eyes fixed on the camera as he did so.
Social media immediately lit up with activity, with the the hashtag "#watergate" trending on Twitter. But doesn't the conservative Cuban-American's goof deserve a Latino interpretation?
Enrique Santos thought so. The radio journalist, who hosts a show from Univision's Miami affiliate, uploaded the video of Rubio's water bottle moment, setting it against the backdrop of Panamanian reggaeton duo Mach and Daddy's "Pásame la botella."
The edited video shows a loop of Rubio reaching for the small Polar Spring bottle as Mach and Daddy sing "Pásame la botella, voy a beber en nombre de ella" -- "Pass me the bottle, I'm going to drink in her name."
Rubio was a good sport about the hoopla surrounding the moment that some have dubbed "watergate." He posted a photo of what appeared to be the empty bottle of water to his Twitter account after the speech.
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) February 13, 2013