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People Are Rising Up Against Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Wrappers--And It's About Time

John Haltiwanger is a reporter for Newsweek who specializes in foreign affairs and defense.

And, now, candy. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are among the finest of the Halloween delights, a prized commodity when it comes to post-trick-or-treat trading. And yet, they have a flaw. Not a fatal flaw, but something that's bothered us for the 89 years this candy has been on the market. 

People who felt his pain offered sympathy and advice:

Seriously. What the heck, Reese's? Why do your cups have such a hard time letting go of the pointless paper wrappers? How has this been an issue for longer than Mickey Mouse's career?

A little good-natured ribbing was in order:

But it's a thing and we're happy someone is willing to ask the tough questions.

Maybe for their centennial Reese's will finally give us a working paper wrapper. 

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