Winning: Social media flooded with Hillary jokes after last night’s Oscars gaffe

Filmmaker Barry Jenkins said he couldn't believe that "Moonlight" had won.Photo:

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.

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.

But in the end, just like on election night, even ABC was surprised by what happened.

‘Moonlight’ mixup: Oscars end with fake news as ‘La La Land’ loses best picture

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