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Stephen Colbert Attacks the Trump Skittles Meme, Fights Candy with Candy

By Dustin Rowles | Late Night TV | September 21, 2016 |

By Dustin Rowles | Late Night TV | September 21, 2016 |

After cataloging the many problems with the Trump campaign’s Skittles meme — from bad grammar, to an inaccurate scale, to reducing people to sugar — Stephen Colbert turned the candy metaphor back around on Donald Trump Jr., hitting Trump right where it hurts: In his Toblerone (OK, that was bad. That’s why we leave the candy metaphors to the professionals).

The Trump Campaign, meanwhile, is sticking by the Skittles meme.

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