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Uh oh SpaghettiOs backlash; company apology for inappropriate tweet pic

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Campbell Soup was reminded Saturday that the road to hell is paved with good intentions after a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand commemorating the anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor resulted in a backlash from many Americans.

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The tweet, which was soon deleted, featured a picture of its smiling mascot holding an American flag, asking everyone to “take a moment to remember #PearlHarbor with us.”


Campbell Soup came to see the error of their ways and apologized Saturday evening for the misguided effort to tie its brand to Pearl Harbor:

But the proverbial cat was out of the bag, and Twitter users unmercifully ripped the company, to include photo-shopping the SpaghettiOs mascot in some other tragic moments in American history:

In the end, the unfortunate incident was summed up nicely by Patton Oswalt:

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Tom Tillison


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