Norway’s New Premier to Meet Anti-Immigrant Party

Katrin Benhold, New York Times, September 11, 2013

Norway’s incoming conservative prime minister, Erna Solberg, on Tuesday prepared for tricky coalition talks with an anti-immigrant party jockeying to enter government for the first time.

The fact that the anti-immigrant Progress Party appears to hold the key to securing a majority in Parliament has caused unease in Norway because Anders Behring Breivik, a far-right militant who massacred 77 people in 2011, was once among the party’s members.

“We will ensure a solid footprint in a new government,” the party’s leader, Siv Jensen, vowed Tuesday. After campaigning on a platform promising curbs on immigration and more leeway to tap into Norway’s oil wealth, Ms. Jensen is expected to lobby for the post of finance minister.


Ms. Solberg, 52, a former Girl Scout leader nicknamed Iron Erna, will be Norway’s first conservative prime minister since 1990 and its second female leader. {snip}

“We will give this country a new government,” Ms. Solberg said late on Monday night after Mr. Stoltenberg conceded defeat. She has said that she is prepared to form a coalition with the Progress Party, which has recently tried to tone down its anti-immigrant oratory. But persuading two other smaller center-right parties to join such a coalition might be difficult.


The Conservative, Progress and two small center-right parties, the Christian Democrats and the Liberals, ended up with 96 seats in Parliament, 11 more than needed for a majority. Mr. Stoltenberg and his Green and Socialist allies won 72 seats.


In Stavanger, Norway’s oil capital, Kjell Gamlen, 54, said he voted for the Progress Party because “we need something altogether new in Norwegian politics.”


As some feared a harder line on immigration in a future coalition, some political observers said any impact of the Progress Party as a junior partner in a governing coalition would probably be minor.

“The Progress Party cannot be compared to the Front National in France or the Danish People’s Party or German neo-Nazi groups,” said Frank Aarebrot, a professor of comparative politics at the University of Bergen and a prominent political commentator. “Its libertarian streak is as strong as its anti-immigrant streak. The current leader is much more concerned with privatizing hospitals and schools than with immigration.”

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  • WmarkW

    Look forward to some honest discussion about “real Western men don’t rape.”

  • Spartacus


    • JohnEngelman

      He deserves to hang by slow strangulation.

      • Spartacus

        I can think of things far worse than that. But it wouldn’t be Breivik I’d do them on…

        • JohnEngelman

          Who would you do them on?

          • Spartacus

            Take a guess…

          • JohnEngelman

            Probably people who have not broken laws. They merely disagree with you, like I do.

  • Stentorian_Commentator

    I figure the press would rather the Progress Party rename itself the Breivik Party so they don’t have to keep making sure everybody “gets it”. Jeez. But BO can’t be called to account for Jeremiah Wright or Bill Ayers. What a world, what a world . . . .

  • NorthSea

    “…tried to tone down it’s anti-immigrant oratory.” The rot may already may be setting in.

  • JohnEngelman

    Restricting third world immigration should be an policy Social Democrats agree on because Social Democracy has only worked in countries where nearly everyone is white.

  • IKantunderstand

    European politics drive me crazy. Frankly, though, I think someone in America who is against immigration of any kind, is a progressive. Progressing in the direction that i prefer. Once again, how is it we allowed these jackasses to establish hegemony over the definition of words in this country? These liberals are no longer the revolutionaries they once thought themselves to be. Nope, these so called revolutionaries are now the “man”. They are the status qou. Nope, the revolution has come full circle. The Founding Fathers and the Federalist Papers, and the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, are right back front and center, as explosive anti- status qou revolutionary tracts. That’s right, we have a “new” King George to rebel against, and a red coat Congress dressed in Brooks Brothers. Rebel, my brothers and sisters. It is in our White redblooded American tradition.

  • so sounds like the anti-immigration party in norway is just like the GOP–pretend to be anti-immigration during the election, then after the election just be for the corporations

    • So CAL Snowman

      awesome name

  • bigone4u

    Ifs the Progressive Party was good enough for Breivik, it’s good enough to give me hope that immigration will be curtailed. If that happens, the stuff will really hit the fan in the rest of Europe because of the example set. Let’s not give up hope because of a sentence in an article.

    • Fr. John+

      Twice nothing is still nothing. When the “Vidkun Quisling Party” is formed, I’ll be interested. He was the last sane Norwegian in the past 100 years. Breivik was a philo-Talmudic, and for gay rights. No thanks to THAT sort of ‘conservatism.’

      • bigone4u

        I guess I am a one issue guy when it comes to Europe, at least for now. My one issue is immigration. For now, I don’t care about gay rights and philo-Semitism. Maybe later. In this case, it’s about the preservation of the unique Norwegian genes. For now. Sanity in immigration policy might lead to sanity in other issues as well. I can still hope.

        • Ella

          Norwegian genes also live in some Americans. Again, our nationality may be American but we do have some knowledge of the culture and where our actual ancestors originated. (I still have relatives there.) I read that 40% of Norway’s population immigrated over to the New World due to farm land, boat building, and overall similar climate.

      • Spartacus

        He was not “philo-Talmudic”, as you put it. He just used Israel as an example of a national-state that could be used for Norway .

      • Kronolog

        Sane? He was the worst kind of traitor: the one who betrays his country in an attempt to satisfy his own lust for power.

    • Ella

      I would not be surprised if the EU will boycott or bring some type of restrictions against Norway if they refuse to bring in refugees or African immigrants. I read that EU already boycotted Austria around 2000 due to their attempts to form a conservative coalition in their parliament.

  • Jkjljmt_Pqprpstt

    You’re confusing capitalistm and materialism, “D.U.I.”.

  • Sick of it

    We once had nationalistic capitalism in America. Certain uninvited guests changed that.

  • Helios Megistos

    Thor is not impressed; bona fide Vikings must immediately seize the reins of power! The milquetoast Progress will not do; time is running out!

  • Spartacus

    Actually, he knew exactly what the situation is, and he did what’s right.

  • Katherine McChesney

    He eliminated a problem…that problem being the destruction of Norway by socialist monsters.

  • Spartacus

    Not all of them were White, and the rest were even worst than dark-skins – they were race-traitors who wanted to flood Norway with yet more non-White immigrants. So no, he’s not a monster – he’s a monster slayer .

  • Not that our opponents care in the slightest, but there is a difference between being “anti-immigration” and “anti-immigrant” – a label which European media and liberals like to use against us.

    To make it “anti-immigrant” is an attempt by them to bring it down to a personal ‘one-to-one’ level. It rarely works that way though, as they well know.

    People who do not like what is happening as the *whole* picture should still have the right to express that position and condemn ‘immigration’ for what it results in as a whole. They need not know (nor care) about each individual immigrant in order to make those views or political points valid.

    You cannot, or should not, base the future of your country or your people on whether a said “immigrant” is nice or not. That is simply not the way the world works, nor demographics.

  • newscomments70

    What I see in Scandinavia are men who allow their daughters to be raped by subhuman, foreign invaders. Not only do they allow this to happen, but they side with the rapist over their women. Rapists might do two years in a country club like prison, if they are even convicted. Men who allow this are not men. They are spineless, cowards. I cannot say what I really think because I will be moderated. Nonetheless, something needs to be done. There needs to be outside intervention. Hopefully, patriot groups within Scandinavia will take control of the situation.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Yes true, but the woman don’t really seem to mind. Once your woman become whores your country is lost.

      • saxonsun

        And who pimps them out?!

        • Whitetrashgang

          Tribe run white society, most white people need a good beating.

      • Katherine McChesney

        And what about your male whores? Seems there has always been a lot of those around. White men who only related to women through sex. We women pass the word when a man is loose and immoral, also.

        • newscomments70

          I hear you, and there cannot be a double standard. In liberal, Marxist, atheist Europe, men would often frequent the brothel to cheat on their wives. This is especially common in Germany, but it happens all over Europe. With the advent of the jet age, they brought their extracurricular activities to the third world. Tired prosititues in Europe werent good enough anymore. Teenage prostitutes in the third world are much more “exotic” for them.

          I believe the real threat to white men is feminization and passivity. That is caused by media indoctrination, school indoctrination, behavioral drugs, alcohol, high fat/sugar diets, and marijuana. Indoctrination is obviously pyschological. The consumables actually spike estrogen levels. This is destroying our race. We have a problem with this in the US, but if you visit Swede, the problem has progressed much further. The men there may as well carry purses.

          Feminization men is sick and disgusting. An extreme form of this could be seen in our prison system. Prison rapists femininze younger men for the purposes of rape and sexual slavery. Most often it is black/brown on white rape. In the outside world, liberal media and government attempts the same forced feminization, but in a more covert manor. We are told we should just acquiesce and let it happen. I don’t want that though. I want war.

      • newscomments70

        That is part of the problem. The Muslim rapists believe that if the young woman already has had sex, then she probably wants it. I posted the above paragraph on thelocal (dot) se, and I did not receive one thumbs up. Those spineless Marxists would rather allow their girls to be raped than admit that multiculturalism is a failure.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          Muslims regard our women and girls as whores for their own use, then extermination at their whim. Hence the rash of rapes and murders committed by these fiends against Scandinavian women and children. That is why I believe Muslim rapists must be executed, not with a quick death but a slow and agonizing one inflicted by the male relatives of the victims.

          • Guest

            Even long prison terms are forbidden by those spineless Scandinavian courts. Vigalante groups should start going after the violent offenders. If enough became involved, it would be impossible to stop them.

  • JohnEngelman

    What they were doing was legal, and consistent with the democratic process.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    Those who must not be named or criticized in any way are the ones who stand to lose big if immigration, and genocide against whites in their own homelands is halted. They fear whites, and want him fighting endless waves of hostile immigrants from the front, while they pillage, rob, then attack from the rear.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    We may not approve of his methods, but Anders Brevik certainly won’t be the last to resort to bombs and bullets to oppose the extermination of his fellow Norwegians at the hands of darkie invaders. The likes of him are going to appear in every white nations, because our enemies will never stop displacing, dispossessing and exterminating us until we fight back.

  • Noah Pologies

    It’s all social engineering, friend. Tail wagging the dog. You should see what they “teach” our children in public schools.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    I saw an interview with this woman, and it’s true; she’s a shill for private insurance and doesn’t seem concerned with social problems and immigration in Norway or anywhere else.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    I “socialists” I knew when I lived in former Yugoslavia for a few years were far more nationalistic and proud of their ethnicity than any American of any party that I have heard or met yet. They still have cultures of their own ethnicity while Americans hardly have any left. They usually mistake their religion (Christianity, which is not a European or whites only institution) and their own popular political myths that are distortions of history. This is true for all sides. In fact, I lately wonder if there is any white culture left in America to save. I already think a full collapse will occur and now I am beginning to think that it is only in that condition that whites will relearn how to be a coordinated, functional people, re-establishing/discovering the basics. We might then have a chance of having a real culture again.

  • WR_the_realist

    Apparently, anybody who wants to reduce immigration and enforce immigration law is a “neo-Nazi”.