The Best Twitter Reactions to James Comey's Firing

Laughter is the best medicine.

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President Donald Trump terminated (opens in new tab) FBI director James Comey yesterday, on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The move apparently came as a surprise (opens in new tab) to several White House staffers and Comey himself, who apparently learned of his firing (opens in new tab) from watching television and thought he was being pranked. Lest you've forgotten: The FBI is currently investigating ties between Trump campaign staffers and the Russian government.

In the frantic hours after Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced the termination, the good citizens of Twitter took to their keyboards to express a whole range of reactions over the news.

Sarcasm

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Nostalgia

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Rich Imagery

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And Of Course, Puns

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