by Staff writer
Norwegians have expressed solidarity with Haiti and several other African nations maligned by President Donald Trump by saying they do not want to go to the US, describing it with just the same words the president is alleged to have used.
The US President provoked fresh controversy after allegedly asking a group of senators why the US had to allow in immigrants from “shithole countries” in Africa and the Caribbean rather than from places like Norway.
Following the news, Trump was immediately denounced as a “racist” who praised white immigrants over ethnic minorities with the UN calling the comments “shocking and shameful”.
But Norwegians and their Scandinavian cousins on Twitter decided to mock Mr Trump and America itself instead by asking why they would want to go to a country without free healthcare and rampant gun crime.
One user, Christian Christensen, a Stockholm-based American professor, wrote:
Another, Christian Gerhard, said:
Kathinka Froystad addressed the President directly, saying:
Mr Trump has denied the allegations saying he used “tough” language in the meeting but did not used those words to describe Haiti or any African country.