Last night at the Oscars, presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway read the wrong card and announced that La La Land won the Oscar for Best Picture. A representative for the ballot tabulators rushed to the stage to correct them: Moonlight had actually won the highest honors at the Academy Awards.
— ABC Network (@ABCNetwork) February 27, 2017
As some people noted on social media, if only this were possible for the elections in November:
He wasn’t the only person to make the same haha-no-really quip.
When you watch LALA LAND win and then turn it over to MOONLIGHT and wish the same had happened with Trump and Hillary.
— kelly oxford (@kellyoxford) February 27, 2017
— Cenk Uygur (@cenkuygur) February 27, 2017
Hillary called. She wants Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway to review the ballots voters cast in Wisconsin and Michigan.#Oscars
— Frank Underwood (@FrankUnderwocd) February 27, 2017
— Shaun Dakin (@shaundakin) February 27, 2017
— Jeff Beck (@DigginDirty) February 27, 2017
But in the end, just like on election night, even ABC was surprised by what happened.
— ABC (@ABCNetwork) February 27, 2017