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Was there a training exercise going on at the exact same time to stop this very thing? That usually is a symptom of a successful terrorist attack.
Protip: forget you know what actually happened, and imagine yourself as confused and frightened as these people are.
The perpetrator wished to change society through violence against our legally elected government. He wanted to establish a racist and authoritarian society, and dispose of democracy as we know it.
The biggest difference between him and the other biggest fuckwad in Norwegian history is that his hate-on was for muslims instead of jews.
What an awful story. But it'll be interesting to see how much more coverage this gets over similar tragedies in the middle east, Africa, or Mexico.
Because it's old hat in those countries. This is Norway, a small, wealthy, semi-isolated country that hasn't seen any war or other large scale acts of violence since WWII.
People playing contrarian don't seem to realize that this WAS about the middle east, Africa, Mexico etc. It's been a while since anyone has used mass murder to protest a country's acceptance of Norwegian refugees.