Response to Trump’s Skittles tweet has been negative and widespread; in fact, #SkittlesWelcome, a jab at Trump’s position, is currently trending nationwide.
Here’s a look at what’s happening on political Twitter:
First they came for the skittles....— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) September 20, 2016
"Skittles" is embodiment of whole Trump campaign: simultaneously hateful ugly and comical stupid.— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) September 20, 2016
Wrigley, the maker of Skittles, responded this way:
And the company is getting kudos for it: