CNN host Chris Cuomo accused Donald Trump Jr. of “dehumanizing” Syrian refugees after the Republican nominee’s son compared them to a bowl of poisoned Skittles candy.
A meme posted to Twitter by Trump Jr. this week asked the question: “If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?”
During an interview with Donald Trump surrogate Sean Duffy on Monday, CNN’s Cuomo pointed out that vetting for Syrian refugees “was better than the vetting we do for any other part of the system.”
“This Skittles comment Donald Jr. made,” the CNN host continued. “He said, ‘If I gave you a handful of Skittles and I told you that three of them were going to kill you, would you eat that handful of Skittles?’ That’s a powerful metaphor.”