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Donald Trump Jr. Turned Halloween Into A "Socialism" Lesson For His 3-Year-Old And People Are Trolling

"Didn’t she just go around asking for free candy from people who bought it?"

Posted on November 1, 2017, at 9:05 a.m. ET

On Halloween, Donald Trump Jr. decided to teach his 3-year-old daughter a lesson in what he called "socialism." He then decided to share his parenting with Twitter.

I’m going to take half of Chloe’s candy tonight & give it to some kid who sat at home. It’s never to early to teach… https://t.co/NvjIwEiiQl

"I’m going to take half of Chloe’s candy tonight & give it to some kid who sat at home. It’s never to [sic] early to teach her about socialism," he wrote.

Many people on Twitter quickly began to respond to him. They said for one, didn't Chloe get all her candy free?

The no-strings attached candy that she received from strangers? https://t.co/fHZt6B47lb

That's kind of the point of the holiday.

didn’t she just go around asking for free candy from people who bought it https://t.co/KoeT3v87pg

“You mean the candy that other people paid for and gave it to her for free? Is that what we’re talking about?”

“You mean the candy that other people paid for and gave it to her for free? Is that what we’re talking about?”

They thought his "lesson" was a tad ironic.

The irony of receiving FREE CANDY from a COMMUNITY is totally lost on Don Jr, who sees the candy as something earne… https://t.co/taScxntP9A

And compared it to GOP policies.

Going door to door collecting free candy and then begrudging it to others is a great metaphor for Republican econom… https://t.co/wnHeZnY5mu

Or they compared it to the Trump family.

I’m going to take half of Jose’s candy tonight and give it to someone who already inherited a shitload of candy fro… https://t.co/x9hf9Pk2ia

"Better idea: Have her take out loans, use the money to buy and eat candy, then default and declare bankruptcy. That's the Trump way."

Better idea: have her take out loans, use the money to buy and eat candy, then default and declare bankruptcy. That… https://t.co/LBp3MkUopi

Some had suggestions.

Why not give half a thought to the less fortunate? It’s never too late for adults to learn not to be smug about bei… https://t.co/VaMLAop77t

"Having inherited all my candy, I’ll pass laws to take candy from as many poor kids as possible and give it to Chloe."

Having inherited all my candy, I’ll pass laws to take candy from as many poor kids as possible and give it to Chloe. https://t.co/95UZUbrDO1

Many celebs soon weighed in.

Perhaps if you also told her the kid was too sick to get up and go trick or treating, and had no healthcare, she mi… https://t.co/r1uJYj1ljT

They had ~hot takes.~

She was given candy for free. You inherited all your money. You met with Russian spies. It’s “too”. https://t.co/Bsf5wkQxST

JK Rowling weighed in, of course.

Fill her bucket with old candy left by her great-grandfather, then explain that she has more because she's smarter… https://t.co/jCh5CQsnbz

Some people just had jokes.

“Are you kidding me? The guy in the $3,500 suit is gonna leave candy for the girl in the $30 costume? COME ON!” -Do… https://t.co/2r3QnhXMfx

Hmmm.

I made Chloe collect candy for me tonight, I'll eat it all myself and send her back out tomorrow. Never too early t… https://t.co/WOxXidtwd4

Happy Halloween, Chloe!

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