Koch-Funded Tea Party Heavyweight Tim Phillips Spoke at Norweigan Killer's Political Party Event

Anders Behring Breivik, detained in the deadly Oslo bombing and shooting that has left 92 dead, has links to Norway's anti-government political group the Progress Party, according to the LA Times:

On social media forums, he claimed to be a disgruntled former member of Norway's anti-tax, small-government Progress Party, according to the Norwegian Nettavisen news service. His postings reflected strong anti-Islamic views and a deep skepticism about the mixing of different international cultures.

As if turns out, Tim Phillips, President of the Tea Party group Americans for Prosperity,spoke at a Progress Party event in 2010. According to an article published in the Norweigen paper Aftenpostenon April 24th, 2010:

Phillips was invited by the Progress Party leadership to talk about grassroots organizing.But he talked mostly about how his organization is fighting for a weaker central government and lower taxes, to health reform and climate change.

Moreover, he spoke regularly Democrats in the U.S. as the "left side".

Read about Phillips' appearance here. 

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Posted at July 23, 2011, 1:19pm

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