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Taking a cue from his father, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a head-scratching, racism-fueled mangled metaphor last night, in which he equated a handful of Syrian refugees to poisonous Skittles.Above the image of the Skittles—of which "three could kill you," much like "our Syrian refugee problem"—the son of the Republican presidential nominee wrote, "Let's end the politically correct agenda that doesn't put America first." Reddit, with many men decrying it as garbage. Which isn't much different from what people are saying today about Trump Jr.'s post today.
When reached for comment, a Skittles spokesperson provided the following statement to reporter Seth Abramovitch: