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Ted Cruz dropped out. Twitter had a lot of jokes.

Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race. After a year of denial, the race looks all but over — and Donald Trump will almost certainly be the Republican nominee.

For Twitter, these types of situations are a time for jokes. On Tuesday night, pundits and political watchers around the country lived up to the calling.

Some put a twist on Trump's nickname for Cruz, Lyin' Ted:

Others mocked Cruz's decision to pick a running mate in a desperate bid to revive his campaign:

A few referenced Cruz's secret past as the Zodiac killer:

Many just felt disappointment:

Yet for some, the news was a relief:

Goodbye, Ted Cruz:

Watch: Donald Trump on Ted Cruz