Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Friday, January 12, 2018

Many Norwegians rejected on Friday a suggestion by U.S. President Donald Trump that they would be more welcome to move to the United States than immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti or African nations. The Nordic country, one of the richest in the world by GDP per capita, was last year named the happiest nation on the planet and is known for a cradle-to-grave welfare state funded in part by large reserves of oil and natural gas. "On behalf of Norway: Thanks, but no thanks," tweeted Torbjoern Saetre, a politician representing Norway's Conservative Party in a municipality near Oslo.

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Others condemned the U.S. president's comments as inappropriate or racist.

"We are not coming. Cheers from Norway," one woman wrote.

While hundreds of thousands of Norwegians emigrated to the U.S. in the 19th century, just 502 out of a population of 5.3 million people moved there in 2016, down 59 from the previous year, according to Statistics Norway.

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"funded in part by large reserves of oil and natural gas."

exactly what we should do: nationalize energy.

#1 | Posted by ichiro at 2018-01-12 01:49 PM | Reply

Why would people from Norway want to come to this s***hole country?

Trump will make sure no one will ever want to come to Amerikkka again.

#2 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-01-12 01:57 PM | Reply

At this rate there won't be any countries left for us to escape to after Trump turns us in to a --------.

No one will take us.

Why would they want to keep taking so many immigrants from this --------?

#3 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-01-12 06:28 PM | Reply

nationalize energy.
#1 | Posted by ichiro

Rs will nationalize all the costs. But all the money will go to the 1%.

#4 | Posted by SomebodyElse at 2018-01-12 08:54 PM | Reply

Why would Norwegians want to come to a ----hole country that has no universal healthcare?

#5 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2018-01-13 08:46 AM | Reply

What if we passed universal healthcare just for Norwegians? It could help to whiten up our gene pool.

#6 | Posted by danni at 2018-01-13 09:28 AM | Reply

We need more bachelor farmers.

#7 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2018-01-14 07:50 AM | Reply

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