Trump Jr. draws outrage after likening Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

Donald Trump Jr. drew outrage Monday after posting a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles.

The tweet featured a picture of a bowl of the candy with a warning:

His tweet that sought to promote his father's presidential campaign drew plenty of blowback on the social networking site.

Some responded to Trump Jr.'s tweet with photos of child refugees with the caption "Not Skittles." Singer John Legend took a jab a Trump Jr. in a series of tweets.