Trump Campaign Uses Skittles to Explain Syrian Refugees, and Twitter Is Not Amused

 

The Trump campaign has helpfully reduced the Syrian refugee crisis in all its messy complexity to a metaphor about candy.

The following image “says it all,” according to Donald Trump Jr., who tweeted out the Syrians-as-Skittles post Monday night.

The tweet was met with widespread derision:

[featured photograph: David Adam Kess CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikicommons]

Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.

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