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Miles Archer

(18,838 posts)
Tue Sep 20, 2016, 11:42 AM Sep 2016

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co...maker of Skittles...responds to human skidmark Donald Trump Jr's tweet

Skittles maker Wrigley offers up best reply to Donald Trump Jr.’s refugee tweet

Published: Sept 20, 2016 9:27 a.m. ET

But perhaps the best response came from Skittles maker Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., which carefully removed itself from the political brouhaha: “Skittles are candy. Refugees are people. We don’t feel it’s an appropriate analogy. We will respectively refrain from further commentary, as anything we say could be misinterpreted as marketing,” Chicago-based Wrigley Americas said in a statement provided by Denise Young, vice president of corporate affairs.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/donald-trump-jr-compares-refugees-to-skittles-and-the-internet-erupts-2016-09-20
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Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co...maker of Skittles...responds to human skidmark Donald Trump Jr's tweet (Original Post) Miles Archer Sep 2016 OP
Expect a boycott by the right ProudToBeBlueInRhody Sep 2016 #1
They're called "freedom candies" now Rocknrule Sep 2016 #4
Some company will make they're own and market them to right-wingers for ten bucks a bag ProudToBeBlueInRhody Sep 2016 #9
Perfect and classy response. n/t demmiblue Sep 2016 #2
note to self: buy skittles today. niyad Sep 2016 #3
Note to self: PM Skittles to schedule an ass-kicking Brother Buzz Sep 2016 #5
yes, of course!! niyad Sep 2016 #6
that's the best marketing money can buy. foo_bar Sep 2016 #7
I know what kind of candy Island Blue Sep 2016 #8
I WILL MAKE SURE OF THAT Skittles Sep 2016 #10
I hope you're proud of yourself. Warren DeMontague Sep 2016 #13
god DAMN! fucking cubs owner in reality gives a MILLION to trump, after opposing Gabi Hayes Sep 2016 #11
CUBS WIN! CUBS WIN! magic number down to: Gabi Hayes Sep 2016 #12

ProudToBeBlueInRhody

(16,399 posts)
9. Some company will make they're own and market them to right-wingers for ten bucks a bag
Tue Sep 20, 2016, 12:40 PM
Sep 2016

Like W Ketchup and Rush Limbaugh Iced Tea



Warren DeMontague

(80,708 posts)
13. I hope you're proud of yourself.
Wed Sep 21, 2016, 11:12 AM
Sep 2016

Just look at the mess you've caused! Trending on twitter and everything.

 

Gabi Hayes

(28,795 posts)
11. god DAMN! fucking cubs owner in reality gives a MILLION to trump, after opposing
Tue Sep 20, 2016, 11:00 PM
Sep 2016

him in the primaries:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/09/20/the-ricketts-family-was-a-big-backer-of-nevertrump-now-joe-ricketts-is-supporting-trump/

as a cub fan this makes me want to puke.

I quit liking many teams because of their ownership

I know the son is in charge, but where do you think he got all his cake?

same as the Doncon.

bleaahhhh

watching them now, inching ever closer to the homefield all the way through the playoffs, if they get that far......a HUNDRED EiGHT years!!!!!!!!!

 

Gabi Hayes

(28,795 posts)
12. CUBS WIN! CUBS WIN! magic number down to:
Tue Sep 20, 2016, 11:07 PM
Sep 2016

THREE; homefield all the way through playoffs

all they have to do is win one more, Nationals lose two, or reverse that

no way that isn't going to happen in the next few days

this is taking some of the nausea away from the way things seem to be going on the political scene these days......

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