First, an aide to U.S. President Donald Trump raised the spectre of the Bowling Inexperienced bloodbath — a sad assault that by no means in reality came about.
Then, at a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump talked concerning the want for his go back and forth ban by way of bringing up terror assaults in Europe — and mentioned one thing that allegedly came about in Sweden the evening sooner than.
There was once only one downside — not anything came about in Sweden that evening. Not anything drawing near a terrorist assault, anyway.
Trump later clarified that he was once speaking concerning the affects of immigration at the Scandinavian nation.
However that didn’t forestall Past due Display host Stephen Colbert from relentlessly mocking the president on Monday evening.
Colbert took Trump to job in a section titled “By no means Fjorget What Took place in Sweden.”
In it, Colbert famous that the Fox Information program Trump noticed connected an build up in Swedish felony incidents to refugees and immigrants.
There’s only one factor — Sweden’s crime price has been falling since 2005.
“In reality, professionals say 90 according to cent of Swedish crime in reality happens in The Woman with the Dragon Tattoo,” Colbert stated.
(Trump’s remarks have since been connected to a arguable documentary titled Stockholm Syndrome, which alleges that rape and homicide have proliferated in Sweden because of its immigration insurance policies — an concept that has been in large part debunked).
Colbert then issued a sombre tribute to everybody who didn’t undergo in Sweden’s phantom incident only some…