I was wondering if you'd post about Anders Behring Breivik (AKA Andrew Berwick).
It seems like he was a neighbour of mine for a short period but I don't recognise him (I was also a neighbour of Fred West in 1984 so maybe I have an effect on people!).
Basically, he was a counter-jihadist. A follower of Fjordman and Bat Ye'or and spent a lot of time on websites such as Gates of Vienna and Brussels Journal. He's well educated, articulate and has always lived on the affluent west-side of Oslo.
Although he describes himself as both conservative and christian, nothing indicates to me that he is anything like the media describes him. Titles such as "Christian Fundamentalist" and "Right-Wing Extremist" have been bandied about liberally but I don't think he's anything more than a frustrated Nationalist.
He's frustrated by a political system where the major parties have continually drifted towards the middle ground and left him without any voting option to change what he sees as the wrongs in the multi-cultural society.
These were not terror attacks either (although the media insists on calling them that). He has placed the blame for Norway's progressive immigration policy at the feet of the Arbeiderpartiet (Norwegian Labour Party) and launched a one man war against them. The bomb in Oslo was outside the Prime ministers office and the island massacre took place shortly after former Prime Minister, Gro Harlem Brundtland, had addressed the annual summer gathering of the Arbeiderpartiet's youth movement. They were targetted attacks against a political philosophy that he holds responsible for the 'Islamification' of Norway.
There is a right-wing populist party in Norway (Fremskritspartiet) that is immigration critical. They are the third largest party in Norway and frequently poll between 20-25% at general elections. This party, it's politicians and it's voters are consistently decribed as being "stupid, ignorant, drunken racists" on a daily basis. Anytime there is any kind of debate theses insults are thrown around wildly to close down the discussion.
This is my translation of what Breivik had to say about these tactics (text in square brackets is added by me for extra clarity):You state that all Norwegians that don't accept Gro Harlem Brundtland's definition of what it is to be a Norwegian citizen are racists:
[Brundtland says that] "Everyone that at any time holds a Norwegian passport are full valued Norwegians".....Which means that even the Somalian (with Norwegian passport) that chews khat all day long, beats his wife and sends half of his social security money to Al-Shabaab should be seen as a full valued Norwegian.
If anyone in this country DARES to look at this Somalian as anything other than a full valued Norwegian, they're called racists and must be publicly branded. And you say that all that disagree with your extreme cultural-marxist world view - the utopian, world citizen definition are racists?
If that is the case then I think that you have stamped 95% of the world's population as exactly that but you don't really care, do you?
You are simply concerned with paralysing all debate in society, to cripple all that are not of the same opinion as you, to exercise social control along similar lines to the Conservative muslims in Grønland [an area of central Oslo with high immigrant population where homosexuals have been attacked and women have been openly criticised for wearing inappropriate clothing].
I'm sorry, but it doesn't work any more. Many are becoming increasingly immune against your baiting techniques because of the massive increase in your rhetoric.
I think that the majority of Norwegians require full cultural assimilation (European culture) in order to classify someone as being a full valued Norwegian.
I think that there are hundreds of thousands of people in Norway that share many of Breivik's views regarding the multi-cultural experiment but, fortunately, I doubt if any of them are radicalised to such an extent that they want to commit violence to make their views known. However, this could open the gates for copy-cat attacks, especially as it already appears that the politicians have learnt nothing from friday's actions, using the guys short membership of the Fremskritspartiet as a new way to stigmatise the party regardless of the fact that he left of his own accord because they weren't radical enough.
The worst thing (apart from the actual killings of course) is that he has shot his own cause in the foot in a very big way. This has probably guaranteed an Arbeiderpartiet led government for at least the next decade. Pillock!
PS. Here is a link to all of Breivik's comments at document.no translated (rather poorly) via Google:http://translate.google.com/translate?h ... breivik%2F