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Beck compares Norwegian camp to “Hitler Youth”

Conservative talk show host offers his take on the Utoya island massacre

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Conservative rodeo clown Glenn Beck is under fire after he compared the camp where young Norwegians were slaughtered Friday to the Hitler Youth. On his radio show Monday, the former Fox News host said the Utoya island camp, run by Norway’s Labour Party, “sounds a little like the Hitler Youth or whatever,” adding “who does a camp for politics? Disturbing.” With these comments, Beck has also seemingly overlooked the Tea Party-oriented summer camp taking place in Florida this summer.  A gunman shot dozens of teens at the camp in a murderous rampage last week. Anders Behring Breivik, an anti-Muslim extremist, has been charged in the attacks.

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