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Twitter reacts to Rob Ford's removal from office

As expected, the Twitter reaction to Justice Charles Hackland's ousting of mayor Rob Ford this morning was quick and, frankly, overwhelming. Right now, there are still plenty of question marks around the exact wording of the ruling, how it will affect Rob Ford's appeal, and his chances at a by-election, should one be held.

Naturally, it didn't take long for the obligatory Ford jokes to surface. There are currently at least two spoof Craigslist posts on the subject and one weird cardboard cutout in Nathan Phillips Square. Here are some of the best reactions seen online today:

Chris Bateman is a staff writer at blogTO. Follow him on Twitter at @chrisbateman.

Photo: "Good Friday parade, Little Italy, Toronto" by BruceK in the blogTO Flickr pool.


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