Cruz control: Ted's resignation garners strong reactions from Twitter

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz © Stephen Lam
The announcement that Ted Cruz was suspending his campaign was welcome news to many and painful for others to swallow. However, the internet was quick to joke about the Texas Senator’s demise, as it always is in the case of someone’s personal downfall.

Now that Donald Trump is the “presumptive GOP nominee,” as RNC Chairman Reince Priebus tweeted, Twitter’s reactions to Cruz’s defeat and Trump’s potential presidential victory have all become part of this strange election year’s history.