Skip to comments.Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image
Posted on 04/18/2018 12:37:08 PM PDT by C19fan
Sweden may be known for its popular music, IKEA and a generous welfare state. It is also increasingly associated with a rising number of Islamic State recruits, bombings and hand grenade attacks.
In a period of two weeks earlier this year, five explosions took place in the country. Its not unusual these days Swedes have grown accustomed to headlines of violent crime, witness intimidation and gangland executions. In a country long renowned for its safety, voters cite law and order as the most important issue ahead of the general election in September.
The topic of crime is sensitive, however, and debate about the issue in the consensus-oriented Scandinavian society is restricted by taboos.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.eu ...
the rape rate for swedish women now is about the same rate rate of women in soweto south africa.
I didn’t think Politico would ever publish an article even close to this.
Are that many Swedes converting to Islam? Or is the problem a domestic receiving of international terrorists?
Apparently the Swedes would rather be raped than be called bigoted.
In response, the Swedish government has launched an international campaign for the image of Sweden playing down the rise in crime,
THREE YEARS ago, Breitbart was denounced by the entire media as “racist” for their “fake news” about these attacks. Now even they can’t ignore them...FAR too late to save the Swedes.
Theirs is a foolproof way to lower the crime statistics: don’t report them.
It seems that Stockholm is in dire need of a Rudy Guillani.
But many more will be raped, killed, and harassed before the cries for law and order come out, unfortunately.
Unbelievable, but political correctness trumps even self-preservation. A lot of that going around.
Keep this author in mind.
“Paulina Neuding is the editor-in-chief of the online magazine Kvartal.”
Too bad the Swedes won’t stand up for themselves, they used to have a peaceful and polite - albeit socialist - little country.
Oh, this is Politico EU.
I wonder if they publish this article in the US Politico?
Keep this author in mind.
Paulina Neuding is the editor-in-chief of the online magazine Kvartal.
What happened to all of that Viking blood?
At one time they had a king Gustavus Adolphus the Great,. who led the mighty Swedish army to victory.
Now Gustavus Adolphus is a Lutheran College in Minnesota
known for it snow flakes-the students that is and not the real stuff.
It’s interesting that non-filtered info can leak through to these propaganda centers like Politico and the NY Times occasionally.
What is your source for that claim?
I am amazed. Who would have guessed that coming to Sweden, and being supported on welfare without having to work, would fail to turn a bunch of violent barbarian invaders into peaceful socialists?
They also had Charles XII.
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