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At a rally in Florida, President Trump made a strange reference implying Sweden had just suffered an act of terrorism. But your odds of being killed by IKEA furniture are higher than being a victim of a terror attack in Sweden. Trump later explained that he was referring to a Fox News segment that blamed refugees in Sweden for an increase in crime. Thousands of Swedes retaliated by posting terrifying images of reindeer and meatballs. Does Sweden sound scary to you? 🇸🇪 😱 🇸🇪

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"You look at what's happening last night in Sweden," Trump said at his rally. "Sweden. Who would believe this? Sweden. They took in large numbers. They're having problems like they never thought possible." 

The president then referenced Brussels and Nice, sites of horrific terror attacks, and insisted "We've got to keep our country safe."

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 Sweden's former prime minister threw serious shade Trump's way.

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But Trump doubled down on his chaos claim.

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Sweden clapped back.

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Paul Joseph Watson, editor at conspiracy site Infowars.com, claims the Swedish city of Malmo is actually overrun with crime.

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And now Nigel Farage is jumping in to agree Sweden is actually super scary.

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People are calling his bluff and demanding their tickets immediately.

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#LastNightInSweden trended with a lot of references to IKEA, meatballs and healthcare.

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Sweden has one of the lowest murder rates in the world. According to statistics compiled by the United Nations, Sweden’s murder rate is five times lower than that of the United States. Last year, there were just 87 cases of lethal violence confirmed by Sweden’s official crime prevention agency.

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FINAL RESULTS
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Are you scared of Sweden?
#SwedenSoundsScary
A festive crown for the winner
#SwedenIsSafeAF