As you can imagine, Skittles was not at all pleased about its role in the controversial meme. Shortly after Trump's tweet, a spokesperson for the popular candy brand issued a statement that not only distanced Skittles from the offensive message, but also brilliantly destroyed the meme's entire premise in just a few words. Here's the full statement, via a report by NBC News:
"Skittles are candy. Refugees are people. We don't feel it's an appropriate analogy," Denise Young, Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Skittles' parent company, Wrigley Americas, said in the statement. "We will respectfully refrain from further commentary as anything we say could be misinterpreted as marketing."
Pretty damn classy, right? Plenty of other people think so, too, as evidenced by responses on Twitter: