Saturday 18 November 2017

'Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking? Questions abound' - the best reaction to Donald Trump's comments about Sweden

U.S. President Donald Trump bows his head in prayer during a
U.S. President Donald Trump bows his head in prayer during a "Make America Great Again" rally at Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida, U.S REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Laura Larkin

Laura Larkin

Donald Trump's statements about Sweden at a Florida rally certainly raised eyebrows and on social media people rushed to take a swipe at the embattled politician.

After the initial confusion subsided, jokes about the country's fear healthcare, Ikea and comparisons with the Bowling Green massacre (a terror incident referred to by Trump advisor Kellyann Conway which was shown to be false) flooded in on Twitter. Everyone from former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton to the ex-Prime Minister of Sweden, Carl Bildt weighed in.









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