09/12/2014 01:44 EDT | Updated 09/15/2014 12:59 EDT

Rob Ford Drops Out, Doug Ford Jumps In, Twitter Freaks Out

The brothers Ford pulled a surprise switcheroo Friday, with Rob Ford dropping out of the mayoral race and his brother Doug taking his place. Reactions on Twitter were swift and harsh.

Many users argued that despite the crack use, Rob is still the more likeable of the brothers and that Doug will have a tough time winning over voters. Others were quick to wonder why Rob is taking up a run for council if he is not healthy enough to run for mayor.

Read all the best reactions so far in the gallery below.