Since Scott Brown’s announcement on February 1 that the former senator would not run for the U.S. Senate seat left open by John Kerry’s appointment as Secretary of State, Republicans have been in search for a solid candidate. This morning, state representative Dan Winslow announced that he’s forming an exploratory committee, meaning he’s formally considering running.

This afternoon the Internet erupted in a mix of high fives and snark as Mother Jones reminded everyone about a “Beer Pong and Politics Networking and Fundraiser” event that Winslow held in 2011 at Battery Park Bar and Lounge in downtown Boston:

via The Medfield Press

The Twittersphere, predictably, was a fan. Here’s the winning tweet, via The Atlantic Wire:

However, you may be disappointed to learn that the fundraiser’s version of the game used water, not beer.