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October 21, 2015

Politicians have been referencing Back to the Future practically since the film came out; Ronald Reagan even incorporated it into one of his State of the Union addresses. In honor of Back to the Future Day, here's a look at some of the corniest — and most brilliant — references to the film by actual, real life politicians. Jeva Lange

Carly Fiorina: Bought 102115.com, asks you to sign up for "future transmissions."

Australian politician Mike Baird: Drove a DeLorean to work, quips "I've just seen the future for New South Wales — it's fantastic"

Chris Christie: Bullies the Cubs for being down 3-0 in the NLCS. "#DearDC: 30 Years Later Saving Social Security and a Cubs World Series Both Remain a Fantasy."

Marco Rubio: "Yesterday is over and we're never going back."

Ronald Reagan: During the 1986 State of the Union Address, Reagan drops this gem:

Back to the Future North Carolina: The North Carolina Republican Party launched backtothefuturenc.com to "take North Carolinians back in time to examine [North Carolina Attorney General] Roy Cooper's long 30-year record as a Raleigh insider and show how he would take North Carolina backwards if elected governor."

Donald Trump as Biff: Okay, so it wasn't made by a political campaign exactly, but one brilliant YouTuber photoshopped Donald Trump into Back to the Future II as Biff Tannen. Enough said.

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