On the 72nd anniversary of Japan's attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base, one company appears to have miscalculated how it would mark the occasion.
There were some who questioned whether such a promotion was appropriate to the solemn occasion.
— Jaren Peplinski (@jarenpeplinski) December 7, 2013
— Simply Laura (@Lauran0805) December 7, 2013
On Saturday morning, SpaghettiOs deleted the offensive tweet and issued an apology:
But some suggested that the SpaghettiOs flap may have increased its brand awareness anyway:
While others simply noted the sad irony inherent in the whole thing:
Campbell Soup Company, which owns SpaghettiOs, did not return a request for comment from The Huffington Post.