It looks like we might have an international incident on our hands.
The Norwegian and Danish diplomatic missions in Washington are Twitter beefing about mythical creatures pic.twitter.com/mnJocASMq3
— Ivan Plis (@ivanplis) July 27, 2017
Oh no! We're heading to India / Pakistan territory.
— Justin Hornburg (@jhornburg01) July 27, 2017
That’s not how wars usually start, but this is uncharted territory … and people thought Trump’s tweets spelled trouble for international relations.
The Embassy of Denmark has been tweeting a series of 76 facts about the country and, in a recent entry, claimed it and not Norway was the true home of the troll.
FACT: #Denmark is where Trolls actually come from. Not Norway… #76DanishFacts pic.twitter.com/lrBlWHF75Q
— Denmark in USA ?? (@DenmarkinUSA) July 19, 2017
..but does @NorwayUS know this? https://t.co/NeJDGapHFJ
— Wind Energy Advisory (@WEAtcdk) July 19, 2017
Apparently word got around. Norway’s ambassador to the United States wasn’t about to let his country be trolled over trolls, and he did some trolling of his own.
In Old Norse sources, beings described as trolls "dwell in isolated rocks, mountains or caves” Denmark is as flat as a pancake! #fakenews ? https://t.co/hw9ZyDgdfa
— Kåre R. Aas (@kareraas) July 27, 2017
Fake news? IT’S ON.
— Ånniken Aas (@anniken__) July 27, 2017
Only the cute little ones, the big ugly ones are from Norway. https://t.co/dl2qmOLE7V
— Scott Moe (@scotchmoose) July 27, 2017
This is what I go on Twitter to see.
— Nicholas Slayton (@NSlayton) July 27, 2017
As long as we’re fact-checking Denmark’s facts, we’d take issue with the country’s definition of “free.”
FACT: Danes pay some of the highest taxes in the world. But then healthcare, education, and other social services are free. #76DanishFacts
— Denmark in USA ?? (@DenmarkinUSA) July 25, 2017
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Russia's got jokes! Embassy trolls Hillary's campaign manager over allegations of hacked election https://t.co/KRj3wV4H0T
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 11, 2017
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