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Sen. Marco Rubio roasted for '3 pt kick' tweet about Florida election

Sen. Marco Rubio roasted for '3 pt kick' tweet about Florida election

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was reminded again Tuesday night that it's dangerous when he mixes sports with politics.

Rubio was roasted online for a tweet in which he referred to a "3 pt kick," more commonly known as a field goal, as he accused "democrat lawyers" in his home state of trying to "steal" the senatorial and gubernatorial elections. Forget politics; this was a gaffe too far for football purists, whom Rubio has riled up before.

"Imagine if NFL team was trailing 24-22 but in final seconds hits a 3 pt kick to win," Rubio wrote at the start of a thread from his personal Twitter account. "Then AFTER game lawyers for losing...

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