03/13/2013 10:02 EDT | Updated 05/13/2013 05:12 EDT

Marc Garneau Drops Out Of Liberal Race, Twitter Reacts


Marc Garneau drops out of the Liberal leadership race and Twitter lets out a sigh of sadness.

News the man considered to be Justin Trudeau's stiffest competition is quitting the race sparked a flurry of tweets Wednesday morning. Many remarked Trudeau has now tied up victory. Many joked white smoke, in reference to the ongoing papal conclave, has risen over the Grit race.

Those users may very well be right, as HuffPost Canada has learned Garneau will throw his support behind Trudeau.

Read some of the best tweets in the slideshow below.