Top White House political strategist Steve Bannon was ousted from his job on Friday -- and the internet couldn't wait to dance with joy on his political grave.
The combative Bannon, a former Brietbart News chief who regularly picked fights with members of President Donald Trump's administration, made several enemies both inside and outside the White House, and many Twitter users quickly pounced with all manner of jokes, put-downs and snarky eulogies.
Read the top reactions below.
"Well now he's got plenty of time to suck his own dick." - Scaramucci after learning of Bannon's departure, probably.— Lord Single Malt (@Lord Single Malt) 1503076050.0
I'm sure Bannon is taking his firing well...uh oh. https://t.co/dN4ccTJOkl— matt christman (@matt christman) 1503075804.0
sources said steve bannon wants to spend more time dissolving hobos in jacuzzis— AlternativeGroupOfHats (@AlternativeGroupOfHats) 1503069677.0
“Darkness is good,” Steve Bannon says as the power is cut in his office.— Matt Berman (@Matt Berman) 1503075983.0
So, was Trump's over the top racism this week just laying groundwork to fire Bannon without alienating the alt-right?— Derek Cressman (@Derek Cressman) 1503078046.0
*Bannon released into a field of tiki torches and badly-fitting Dockers* TRUMP: Go. You're free now.— Daniel Lin (@Daniel Lin) 1503076181.0
Bannon fired at long, long last Team Pepe cries a river The hobo shitlord leaves his job To spend more time with his liver— Rick Wilson (@Rick Wilson) 1503076224.0
Trump has released Bannon from his service and instructed him to travel as far as he must to find a cure for greyscale.— Catherynne M. Valente (@Catherynne M. Valente) 1503078028.0
Donald Trump senior strategist Steven Bannon resigns citing need to spend more time with his family, his cocaine, a… https://t.co/G9419letNA— DPRK News Service (@DPRK News Service) 1503075247.0
Steve Bannon resigned so he could spend more time with his family. https://t.co/w5uXEJbl7n— Nunca Trump (@Nunca Trump) 1503078030.0
Don't think #TheResistance is working? Talk to FORMER chief strategist Steve Bannon We're winning! #Bannonout… https://t.co/n5Oumvauli— Ted Corcoran (RedTRaccoon) (@Ted Corcoran (RedTRaccoon)) 1503077377.0