Posted by William A. Jacobson ▪
February 27, 2017 at 7:45pm
In a land of cover-up and denial, some courageous people are speaking out.
Donald Trump’s offhanded comment about immigration problems in Sweden was met with two reactions.
First, deception. Much of the media and many political opponents invented the fake claim that Trump referred to a terror incident that happened the night before. It was a lie, as the transcript showed, NBC Falsely Suggests Trump Talked of ‘Terror Incident’ in Sweden.
While Trump may not have used the most clear language, he clearly didn’t mention either specifically or in general a terror incident happening the night before. I understood what he was referring to when he mentioned something last night — it was a Fox News report on a video about immigration problems in Sweden.
Second, Trump was attacked, including by the Swedish government, for relying on a video report that allegedly exaggerated the problems. As we reported, the filmmaker stood by his video, Filmmaker Confirms Numbers on Refugees And Crime in Sweden.
Here is the original video, which featured Swedish Jewish reporter Annika Hernroth-Rothstein: