A Norwegian who dressed as a police officer to gun down summer campers killed at least 80 people at an island retreat, horrified police said early Saturday. It took investigators several hours to begin the realize the full scope of the massacre, which followed an explosion in nearby Oslo that killed seven and that police say was set off by the same suspect.
One has to suppose that most of the victims were children. What a remarkably evil man.
This comes as our 16YO heads for the World Scout Jamboree in Sweden. We imagine that whatever security the Swedes had in mind will be augmented.
... You can't make this stuff up. Jim Lindgren has found a pic of the murderer as well as a pre-massacre news item citing Breivik as a nationalist who criticized his government as insufficiently anti-Islam. Because you know, those Muslims might come over and kill your children one day.
... “He is clear on the point that he wants to explain himself,” Roger Andresen told reporters Saturday. Oh, goodie.
... From one of his blog comments:
"The http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifconservatives dare not openly express their viewpoints in public because they know that the extreme Marxists will trump them. We cannot accept the fact that the Labour Party is subsidising these violent "Stoltenberg jugend", who are systematically terrorising the politically conservative," the post reads.Well, he certainly took it to those terrorizing youth.
He is making a reference to the youth movement of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, who heads the Labour Party.
... Jennifer Rubin, happy to exploit any horror for her ideological benefit -- no matter the perversion of logic -- writes that the attacks are "a sobering reminder for those who think it’s too expensive to wage a war against jihadists." A reminder why I was not mistaken to delete my bookmark to the WaPo.