Skip to comments.Norway killer expounds on fanatical views at trial
Posted on 04/17/2012 9:49:43 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
OSLO, Norway (AP) In a scene unimaginable in many countries, Norway's worst mass killer got the chance to explain his fanatical views to the court and the world, unrepentant and dressed in a business suit. Prosecutors and lawyers for the families of his 77 victims even shook his hand.
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"That was a bit strange," said John Christian Elden, who represents some survivors but is not participating in the trial.
Some odd culture here.
The guy did it for the attention. This trial will allow him to espouse on his radical views. It’s not as though he’ll be spending any real hard time in a Scandanavian prison.
I’d pretend to shake his hand, and break his every finger, hand and wrist!
Not law, exactly. It’s more like a democrat “deem”.
I heard that they have a clause in their laws which applies to especially heinous crimes that allows them to postpone indefinately his release after his mandatory prison term is served, effectively keeping him behind bars until he dies.IIRC, they can do that only if he is found to be insane. Life imprisonment for criminals has been abolished by this liberal, progressive country…
They said this guy was sane.
Norway is placing him on trial for multiple counts of murder done for a political cause. But think back to Waco when the FBI murdered about the same number of people for a political stunt. How many FBI agents were ever placed on trial for murder?
Let me guess. Breivik’s fanatical views include being against: political correctness (major tool of cultural marxism), flooding the country with Islamic immigrants against the wishes of the Norwegian people, destruction of the native Norwegian culture and morality, redistribution of the wealth of the Norwegain middle class to Islamic immigrants, and setting up the Islamic immigrants as a protected class.
23 years is the max he can get.
This trial raises the question about what would be a fit punishment for someone who heinously killed 77 people in a premeditated act of mass murder and who while judged sane has no guilt or remorse for having done this. In “enlightened” countries like Norway the death penalty is long gone, life sentences without parole are rare and even murderers often get only a few tens of years of imprisonment before being released. This guy would likely commit murder again if released so Norway has a real dilemma about how to keep society safe and justly punish him for his deeds. I believe there are certain crimes where capital punishment is the only fitting and just punishment and this case is certainly one of them.
He may spend the rest of his life in prison, but a Scandanavian prison is either a farm-like scenario or a day spa.