A disturbing fact about the Norweigan island prior to the massacre
The tragedy in Oslo, Norway has led us to into some not-usually-traveled territory: Norwegian politics. And as we try to get a better understanding of the political climate in the grieving country, here is some of what we are learning.Read the article in full, and also the one already linked in the quoted text challenging the view that Breivik is really "right-wing": he was part of a neo-nazi gang that encouraged attacks on government buildings. And considering that the nazis were socialists themselves, a trait that's been very strongly tied to leftists, does calling him "right-wing" really make sense?
The day before Anders Behring Breivik opened fire on youths at a Labor Party camp, organizers welcomed the country’s foreign minister. Now, the foreign minister’s message from that day has been revealed: it was an anti-Israel speech in which he came out in strong support of a Palestinian state. That message was something being supported by the camp’s attendees, who were part of the ruling Labor Party’s socialist youth movement called AUF. [...]
In fact, a picture taken by Reuters during the foreign minister’s visit shows one youth holding up a sign saying “boycott Israel” in Norwegian:
We‘re also learning that Norway’s position on Israel and Palestine may not be surprising giving its ties to socialism, especially the Labor Party and AUF.
Update: speaking of which, here's an article by David Limbaugh where he argues that fascism is not conservatism.