Well. We certainly didn’t expect to spend the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor writing about SpaghettiOs. But as Twitchy reported, SpaghettiOs’ remembrance tweet featuring the company’s grinning mascot inspired a flood of criticism, as well as backlash against the backlash.

Here’s the tweet that caused the stir.



Is the flap over? While some remain offended, Twitter reaction now leans in favor of “nontroversy.”


Uh oh, SpaghettiOs:

Moving on:

Forget SpaghettiOs: Here’s a much better use of social media on #PearlHarbor72.