Nothing so focuses the mind on the nature of evil like mass murder. The numbers magnify a singular horror, and become collectively unfathomable. Josef Stalin, who knew something about mass murder, showed his cold-blooded ruthlessness when he called one death a tragedy, many deaths a statistic.
"I don't see how else to interpret the omission of highly relevant news, the projection of Muslim victimization, and the apparent elevation of a criminal lunatic's pseudo-thesis to a means to silence "politically incorrect" critiques of Islam."
"Had Norway not surrendered to the anti-self-defense nuts, and allowed Norwegians to protect themselves by legally carrying guns, the massacre might well have been prevented."
Last week, a psychotic anti-multiculturalism, anti-immigrant, anti-Marxist named Anders Behring Breivik shot up a children's summer camp in Norway. This begs the question: when should an ideology be held responsible for murder undertaken by its adherents?
Thom Hartmann rants about the conservatives, claiming that everyone from George Bush to Glenn Beck is responsible for the Norwegian terrorist attacks.
"What's your evidence that he (the Norwegian terrorist) was exposed to right wing propaganda? Could it be that he's just nuts?"