If Tempted to Do So, Don’t
The report in the New York Times describes the alleged killer in the horrific slayings in
this way. Norway
The suspect in Friday’s bomb and shooting attacks was described as a gun-loving, highly religious Norwegian obsessed with what he saw as the threat of multiculturalism and Muslim immigration to the cultural and patriotic values of his country
This is chilling, because this same description could be applied to various American individuals and groups with the clear implication that they too would be willing to engage in a heinous act of murdering campers to make their point.
For anyone to draw this conclusion would be offensive to the maximum degree. There are individuals in the United States who espouse this same philosophy, but there has never, ever been any evidence that they would either enter into violence of this nature or condone it.
Morten Edvarsen/Agence France-Presse
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The events in
are a terrible human tragedy. They do not have any relationship to politics in the Norway U. S. and no one should ever try to link American politics to what has happened in . To do so would dishonor not only the victims and but also those who would try to make political gains from their suffering. Norway