Sen. Ted Cruz vowed that naming former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as his running mate would be a game-changer. Instead, the game for the Tea Party lawmaker appeared to be over after losing another primary to Donald Trump.
And within minutes of Trump's projected victory, Twitter pounced on both Cruz and Fiorina -- with Fiorina's business world record being a particular source of humor, as seen below.
Fiorina's VP run has gone as well as her time at HP.— US Ambassador to Independent Northumbria (@US Ambassador to Independent Northumbria)1462317487.0
Is this when #Fiorina downsizes the #Cruz campaign?— Jon (@Jon)1462317604.0
At least #LyinTed has an experienced job killer Carly Fiorina around to layoff his campaign staff!!! #IndianaPrimary https://t.co/5KNqr0qi6d— George K (@George K)1462316874.0
another successful Fiorina merger— Simon Maloy (@Simon Maloy)1462316540.0
Inside sources tell me that Fiorina is taking back what she said about taking back what she said about Cruz being a lying rat bastard.— J Burton (@J Burton)1462317574.0
So Carly Fiorina added like 30 seconds to the Trump winning time?— Benton Strong (@Benton Strong)1462316542.0
SEE TED CRUZ U PICKED FIORINA AS YOUR VP AND SHE DESTROYED U LIKE SHE DID HP! @realDonaldTrump @FoxNews @tedcruz https://t.co/xJFnGcEEVp— Ronzo (@Ronzo)1462317052.0
Who did better after Fiorina came on board: Hewlett Packard or Ted Cruz?— Sam Stein (@Sam Stein)1462317362.0
I think Carly Fiorina just became the Sarah Palin of 2016. #IndianaPrimary— Jennifer N. Victor (@Jennifer N. Victor)1462317309.0
Cruz and Fiorina watching Indiana results come in https://t.co/U4rAVOvJxM— John Whitehouse (@John Whitehouse)1462317472.0