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Comments on the Norwegian massacre

Issue No. 2262

‘There was a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like the Hitler youth, or, whatever. I mean, who does a camp for kids that’s all about politics. Disturbing’
Right wing US broadcaster Glenn Beck compares those killed in Norway to Nazis

‘Brievik seems to represent the one threat security services cannot guard against: the lone madman’
A Sun editorial disregards all evidence that Anders Breivik has links with far right groups

‘His early life was undoubtedly scarred by the break-up of his parents’ marriage’
The Daily Mail’s sophisticated explanation for terrorism

‘He was often bullied at school. There was never any sign of a girlfriend’
The Times’ explanation

‘Stealing some of their anti-Islamist clothes’
Financial Times commentator Tony Barber on mainstream politicians’ response to the far right

‘Norway’s murders shouldn’t be an excuse to shut down debate over multiculturalism and the failure of many Muslims to assimilate’
The Wall Street Journal says keep scapegoating Muslims

‘Oslo’s devastating tragedy should not be allowed to be manipulated by those who would cover up the abject failure of multiculturalism’
The Jerusalem Post agrees

‘Five to ten years’
EDL leader Tommy Robinson on how long it will be before a similar attack takes place in Britain


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Who Says?
Tue 26 Jul 2011, 18:32 BST
Issue No. 2262
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