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Trump, Skittles and the death of real-time marketing - Digiday;

Trump, Skittles and the death of real-time marketing - Digiday

DigidayTrump, Skittles and the death of real-time marketingDigidayAfter Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a photo comparing Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles, many turned on tweet notifications for the Skittles brand. After all, this was the Mars brand's Red Lobster-Beyonce moment — on steroids. This image says ...and more »

The sticky origins of Donald Trump Jr.'s Syrians-as-poisoned-Skittles analogy - The Globe and Mail;

The sticky origins of Donald Trump Jr.'s Syrians-as-poisoned-Skittles analogy - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailThe sticky origins of Donald Trump Jr.'s Syrians-as-poisoned-Skittles analogyThe Globe and MailOne of the Republican presidential candidate's sons provoked outrage Monday with a post comparing Syrian refugees to poisoned candy. But memes like that predate the Trump campaign, and originally had nothing to do with immigration. Here's a primer ...and more »

Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees To A Bowl Of Candy; Skittles Responds - Benzinga;

Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees To A Bowl Of Candy; Skittles Responds - Benzinga

BenzingaDonald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees To A Bowl Of Candy; Skittles RespondsBenzingaDonald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., caused a firestorm on Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) when he compared Syrian refugees to a bowl of Skittles. The Tweet showed a picture of a large bowl of Skittles with the caption: "If I had a bowl of skittles ...and more »

Like father like son: Trump Jr compares Syrian refugees to poisoned candies - Daily News & Analysis;

Like father like son: Trump Jr compares Syrian refugees to poisoned candies - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisLike father like son: Trump Jr compares Syrian refugees to poisoned candiesDaily News & AnalysisRepublican US presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as his son Donald Trump, Jr speaks at a campaign rally at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia February 29, 2016. (Reuters). Shares73. Tue, 20 Sep 2016-05:55pm ...and more »

Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles - Topeka Capital Journal;

Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles - Topeka Capital Journal

Topeka Capital JournalDonald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned SkittlesTopeka Capital JournalThis screenshot shows the tweet posted on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, by Donald Trump Jr., in which he compares Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. The post caused a stir and negative tweets on the internet into Tuesday, including a terse ...and more »

Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial Skittles meme - Business Insider;

Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial Skittles meme - Business Insider

Business InsiderStephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial Skittles memeBusiness InsiderStephen Colbert ripped into Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial "Skittles meme" on Tuesday's "Late Show," denouncing it as an inaccurate and problematic depiction of the Syrian refugee crisis. "If I had a bowl of Skittles and I told you just three would ...and more »

'I was a refugee,' says man whose photo of Skittles was used in Trump Jr.'s anti-refugee tweet - WPXI Pittsburgh;

'I was a refugee,' says man whose photo of Skittles was used in Trump Jr.'s anti-refugee tweet - WPXI Pittsburgh

WPXI Pittsburgh'I was a refugee,' says man whose photo of Skittles was used in Trump Jr.'s anti-refugee tweetWPXI PittsburghThe man whose photograph was used by Donald Trump's son to illustrate the GOP presidential candidate's anti-refugee stance said on Tuesday that he would have never allowed his image to be used by the younger Trump. David Kittos, 48, told BBC News ...and more »

Photog Whose Image Was Used In Trump Jr.'s Skittles Tweet: 'I Was A Refugee' - TPM;

Photog Whose Image Was Used In Trump Jr.'s Skittles Tweet: 'I Was A Refugee' - TPM

TPMPhotog Whose Image Was Used In Trump Jr.'s Skittles Tweet: 'I Was A Refugee'TPMIn a massive stroke of irony, the photographer whose image of a bowl filled with Skittles was used in Donald Trump Jr.'s tweet comparing refugees to poisoned candy says that he was a refugee himself. This image says it all. Let's end the politically ...and more »

Skittles Responds To Trump Analogy Comparing Candy To Refugees - Mintpress News (blog);

Skittles Responds To Trump Analogy Comparing Candy To Refugees - Mintpress News (blog)

Mintpress News (blog)Skittles Responds To Trump Analogy Comparing Candy To RefugeesMintpress News (blog)The owner of popular sweet Skittles said it was not an 'appropriate analogy' to compare their product to Syrian refugees. By Middle East Eye | September 20, 2016. Be Sociable, Share! Twitter. Facebook. Google+. Trump tweeted a meme using an analogy ...and more »

Celebrities React: Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees To Skittles - Gossip Cop;

Celebrities React: Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees To Skittles - Gossip Cop

Gossip CopCelebrities React: Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees To SkittlesGossip CopDonald Trump Jr. compared Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles in a tweet Monday night, and celebrities are now reacting to the analogy. See stars' reactions below. The son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a meme of a bowl of ...and more »

Donald Trump Jr. compares refugees to poisoned Skittles - New York Post;

Donald Trump Jr. compares refugees to poisoned Skittles - New York Post

New York PostDonald Trump Jr. compares refugees to poisoned SkittlesNew York PostDonald Trump Jr. ignited a Twitter war Monday night by invoking Skittles to warn against the infiltration of terrorists as Syrian refugees. This image says it all. Let's end the politically correct agenda that doesn't put America first. #trump2016 pic ...and more »

Donald Trump Jr Compares Syrian Refugees To 'Skittles' Candy - NDTV;

Donald Trump Jr Compares Syrian Refugees To 'Skittles' Candy - NDTV

NDTVDonald Trump Jr Compares Syrian Refugees To 'Skittles' CandyNDTVWashington: Donald Trump Jr., the son of Republican nominee Donald Trump, tweeted out a graphic on Monday night that compared Syrian refugees to Skittles. "If I had a bowl of Skittles (fruit-flavoured candy) and I told you just three would kill you ...and more »

Skittles (And The World) Have Responded To Donald Trump Jr. Comparing Refugees To Poisoned Candy - Junkee;

Skittles (And The World) Have Responded To Donald Trump Jr. Comparing Refugees To Poisoned Candy - Junkee

JunkeeSkittles (And The World) Have Responded To Donald Trump Jr. Comparing Refugees To Poisoned CandyJunkeeSkittles… refugees… tiny pellets of candy… the mass flow of people desperate seeking safe haven. They don't seem to have to much in common, right? Wrong! In the bizzaro, alternate universe that is US politics they are actually the same thing. This ...and more »

Donald Trump Jr. steps in it again (and again) - WYFF Greenville

Donald Trump Jr. steps in it again (and again)WYFF GreenvilleDonald Trump Jr., the candidate's eldest child, is one of his father's most ferocious advocates. But he's shown a propensity for damaging missteps -- the latest being likening Syrian refugees to Skittles candy. Trump Jr.'s lightly filtered Twitter ...and more »

Mars: “Skittles are candy. Refugees are people” - KWTX;

Mars: “Skittles are candy. Refugees are people” - KWTX

KWTXMars: “Skittles are candy. Refugees are people”KWTXWASHINGTON (KWTX) Wrigley, the Mars, Inc., subsidiary that makes skittles, which are produced at the company's plant in Waco, issued a terse tweet Tuesday in response to comments made by one of the sons of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump ...and more »

Donald Trump Jr. becomes campaign flashpoint - Daily Mail;

Donald Trump Jr. becomes campaign flashpoint - Daily Mail

Daily MailDonald Trump Jr. becomes campaign flashpointDaily MailNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is trying to run a more disciplined campaign, going easy (for him) on slip-ups and inflammatory tweets lately. His eldest son is another story. In recent tweets, Donald Trump Jr. likened Syrian refugees to a poisoned bowl ...and more »

Trump Jr. tweet likening Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles irks candy maker - Cosumnes Connection (subscription);

Trump Jr. tweet likening Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles irks candy maker - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

Cosumnes Connection (subscription)Trump Jr. tweet likening Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles irks candy makerCosumnes Connection (subscription)Donald Trump has called for ending the USA policy accepting refugees fleeing the war in Syria, arguing that US immigration officials can not ensure that none of the asylum-seekers from Syria are secretly members of the Islamic State. Donald Trump 's ...and more »

Trump Jr. Sparks Controversy With Twitter Meme About Syrian Refugee Crisis - Western Journalism;

Trump Jr. Sparks Controversy With Twitter Meme About Syrian Refugee Crisis - Western Journalism

Western JournalismTrump Jr. Sparks Controversy With Twitter Meme About Syrian Refugee CrisisWestern JournalismThe eldest son and namesake of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump channeled his father's penchant for Twitter controversy with a post on Monday about the Syrian refugee crisis. Donald Trump Jr. shared a meme comparing the refugees to a ...and more »

Trump Jr.'s Refugee Tweet Doesn't Fly With Skittles Maker - Cosumnes Connection (subscription);

Trump Jr.'s Refugee Tweet Doesn't Fly With Skittles Maker - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

Cosumnes Connection (subscription)Trump Jr.'s Refugee Tweet Doesn't Fly With Skittles MakerCosumnes Connection (subscription)In a tweet, the son of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, railed against what he described as political correctness in the United States immigration process, comparing supposed terrorists hidden among Syrian refugees to poisoned ...and more »

'I was a refugee,' says man whose photo of Skittles was used in Trump Jr.'s anti-refugee tweet - Access Atlanta;

'I was a refugee,' says man whose photo of Skittles was used in Trump Jr.'s anti-refugee tweet - Access Atlanta

Access Atlanta'I was a refugee,' says man whose photo of Skittles was used in Trump Jr.'s anti-refugee tweetAccess AtlantaThe man whose photograph was used by Donald Trump's son to illustrate the GOP presidential candidate's anti-refugee stance said on Tuesday that he would have never allowed his image to be used by the younger Trump. David Kittos, 48, told BBC News ...and more »