Just as the performance started, Hillary Clinton tweeted out a lyric from the song “The Election of 1800” where Thomas Jefferson asks James Madison if they can, “get back to politics, please!”
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 16, 2016
By and large, people seemed excited by the tweet. Actors Dashiell Eaves and Kevin Daniels even kept the song going, tweeting lyrics back at the former Secretary of State.
— Dashiell Eaves (@DashEaves) February 16, 2016
— kevin daniels (@kevinddaniels) February 16, 2016
While other fans just seemed impressed that Clinton was tweeting about the musical at all:
— Chantel Acevedo (@chantelacevedo) February 16, 2016
Other attempts at topical Grammys posting did not go so smoothly. People magazine congratulated Bruno Mars on his win by Instagramming a photo of Mystikal performing with Mark Ronson on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon—a misstep Questlove of The Roots screenshotted and pointed out on his own Instagram.