06/23/2011 07:34 EDT | Updated 08/23/2011 05:12 EDT

Rob Ford, The Pride Parade And Twitter Reaction To The Toronto Mayor's Decision To Skip It

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is under fire this morning on all fronts after he announced he would skip Toronto's Pride parade in favour of a weekend at the cottage. Ford would be the first mayor of the mega-city to miss the event, which draws an estimated million people to the city's core each year for a celebration of gay life in Toronto, the Toronto Sun reports.

The reaction has been swift and passionate on Twitter. Here are some of the Tweets we saw this morning.