Crayola asked for help naming a new color. Twitter responded with a hilarious Trump Takedown

Crayola retired a famous color, and asked the internet to come up with an idea for a new crayon. Twitter proceeded to colorfully mock President Trump.

Last week, the famous crayon maker announced that it would no longer be making the dandelion yellow color, making it the 13th color Crayola has retired in 27 years.

Crayola decided to celebrate National Crayon Day by crowdsourcing ideas for a new color. The most viral color ideas, by far, are mocking both Donald Trump and the Republican Party. As expected, many of the new colors were some variant of orange — an obvious dig at Trump’s penchant for spray-tanning.

However, a few others were more creative, referencing the whiteness of the Republican Party, and pro-Trump white nationalists who fashion themselves “alt-right.” Another Twitter user made a dig at Kellyanne Conway – Trump’s chief legal counsel — with a “cryptkeeper gold” color proposal. Twitteruser @ANGRYref suggested “Goldenrod showers,” in reference to the now-famous Steele Dossier, which suggested that President Trump may have paid sex workers to urinate in his presence at a hotel in Moscow:

View more color suggestions on the #NewCrayonColors hashtag.


Kevin Wallace is a journalist with five years’ experience in print and digital media, and covers politics, media, and culture for the Resistance Report. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida.