12/04/2012 10:39 EST | Updated 12/04/2012 10:42 EST

Marc Garneau Is An Astronaut? 22 Minutes Mocks Campaign Launch

Marc Garneau would like to remind you he's an astronaut.

The Liberal leadership candidate sparked mockery on Twitter when he peppered the speech announcing his campaign last week with references to his time in space. Now "This Hour Has 22 Minutes is getting in on the action. You can see the clip in the video above.

To be fair, Garneau has a sense of humour when it comes to the space jokes. In a blog post for HuffPost Canada, Canada's first man in space even shared some of his favourite cracks.

Read Twitter's best jokes on Garneau's leadership 'launch' below.

This Hour Has 22 Minutes airs on CBC TV Tuesday nights at 8:30 p.m. Catch more clips of the show on Facebook and Twitter.

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