Newswire: Fox News story inspires Trump to denounce nonexistent terror attack in Sweden

Earlier this month, Kellyanne Conway appeared on MSNBC to defend Donald Trump’s Muslim ban and referenced “the Bowling Green massacre,” a thing that definitely didn’t happen. At best, it was an innocent and stupid mistake, but at worst, it was an attempt to drive up anti-Muslim sentiment to get more people on board with the ban. Unfortunately for anyone still hoping it’s the former, Trump himself did a similar thing at his rally in Florida last night, denouncing some horrible event that had happened in Sweden on Friday even though such an event did not happen. Has it ever been so difficult to distinguish between ineptitude and evil?

During what was surely a cogent tirade about what happens when countries let in too many immigrants, Trump said, simply, “look what’s happening last night in Sweden,” apparently assuming that everyone watching his speech would be too insecure …

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