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Cynthia Nixon is running for governor and memers are losing their sh*t

You’ve no doubt heard by now that Cynthia Nixon (a.k.a. Miranda Hobbes) is throwing her hat into the political ring.

Yesterday, the bisexual Sex and the City actress shared a video on Twitter announcing her candidacy for governor of New York:

Nixon will challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the state’s Democratic primary in September.

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Her candidacy is already drawing a lot of reactions from people on Twitter:

It’s also inspired quite a few memes…

Can we make this tee a thing? #cynthianixon

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This is amazing.

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Yes, Queen!! Get it! #mirandaforgovernor #cynthianixon #mirandahobbes #nyc #governor

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