21 Tweets About MSNBC's Steve Kornacki Because He's The Internet's New Hero

    "Forget grabbing sleep, there's more votes coming in..."

    If you've been glued to your TV watching election coverage for the past 72 hours or so, I'm sure you're familiar with Steve Kornacki — MSNBC's political correspondent and map genius who has been relentlessly updating us as the votes have been counted.

    Steve Kornacki at his board

    Last night, Kornacki almost decided to get a nap in, but instead he and his map stayed up:

    Forget grabbing sleep, there's still votes coming in in PA. I'm heading back to the studio. In the old days, there was USA Up All Night. Tonight, it'll be MSNBC Up All Night. Come on along for the ride.

    At the time of this post, there have been 120K tweets about him and he has gained 163K new followers on Twitter this week alone. He also has his own hashtag: "#TrackingKornacki."

    Seriously, like the Energizer Bunny, he just keeps going and going and going:

    My attempt to give @SteveKornacki a break lasted for 10 minutes. I think he went to the bathroom, returned and told me I’m free to go to sleep. That dude is a machine #Trackingkornaki

    And going and going and going:

    I’ve known @SteveKornacki for years now and I can honestly say I’ve never seen him eat or drink. There’s been some reporting he may be a robot. #TrackingKornacki

    Naturally, the internet has been impressed with Kornacki, and they've dubbed him everything from "chartthrob" to "map daddy." Here are some of the best tweets:



    You cannot tell me that Steve Kornacki did not dress for this look


    I be hope I got his name right but I’m sure I didn’t! But I like him! He look like the only who is as worried as me lol!!


    Kornacki has big "substitute teacher I had a crush on" energy


    What happens to Kornacki? Do we ever see him again? Or does he fly away with an umbrella like Mary Poppins?


    Steve Kornacki wearing the same outfit everyday is not helping me tell the passage of time (these pics are from two different days)


    We’re up all night till the sun We’re up all night to get some We’re up all night for good fun We’re up all night with Kornacki


    And now let’s go live and check in on Steve Kornacki.


    I need a @chrislhayes & @SteveKornacki buddy comedy. One plays by the rules. The other plays by the rules.


    steve are you ok what does this even say


    At this point the only reason they’re not calling it is that they want to see how long Steve Kornacki can stay awake.


    People are calling Steve Kornacki “map daddy” I’m done


    Kornacki. Doing election math on-air for what seems like ninety hours straight. Major props.


    im CRYING msnbc just said "steve kornacki is not here...he is having a mandatory rest and food period" im sobbing why did they make it sound like he was physically removed from the studio & his magic doodle board before he math'd himself to death


    My daughter’s imitation of ⁦@SteveKornacki⁩ #TrackingKornacki #BidenHarris2020


    I honestly dunno how steve is still going im bout to die


    Please, if you decide to profess your love for map kings John King, Steve Kornacki, et al., use the preferred nomenclature: Chartthrobs


    Honestly at this point, none of us would judge Steve Kornacki if he shuffled out in his flannel pj’s


    🚨STEVE KORNACKI HYPE METER 🚨 ✅ Khakis: ironed, on ✅ Sleeves: rolled ✅ Laser focus: on the Big Board ✅ Index finger: feeling extra clicky ✅ Rolled papers & pen: in hands ✅ Arms: gesticulating wildly ✅ Tie: tight, straight, clipless


    Kornacki for MVP Dude’s going on like 16 hours straight


    God bless Steve Kornacki, a national treasure and a lovely human being. #TrackingKornacki https://t.co/Ubcdx9BIFq

    In conclusion:

    A message from @SteveKornacki. #TrackingKornacki