05/19/2013 10:04 EDT | Updated 05/19/2013 10:07 EDT

Nigel Wright Quits: Twitter Reacts To Harper Chief Of Staff's Resignation


Who says Sundays are slow news days?

News that Nigel Wright had quit as Prime Minister Stephen Harper's chief of staff hit Twitter early Sunday morning and took off like a shot. Wright tendered his resignation following the revelation that he cut a $90,000 personal cheque to Mike Duffy to help the to embattled senator cover his expenses.

Duffy and Pamela Wallin have both resigned from Conservative caucus over questions about their expenses and are currently sitting as independents.

Reactions to Wright's decision were mixed, with some quick to defend his character, while others made light of the turn of events. What do you think? Send us a tweet @HuffPostCanada or share your thoughts in the comments below.