City Plays Schindler's List Theme for Neo-Nazis
Sweden's Norrkoping sends a message at rally
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 26, 2014 5:50 PM CDT
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(Newser) – The Swedish city of Norrkoping allowed neo-Nazis to stage a rally, but officials managed to tweak them just the same—by ringing the bells of city hall to the theme song from Schindler's List. City officials decided the tune from Steven Spielberg's Holocaust drama was an appropriate way to demonstrate the city's belief in "the equal value of all people," says a spokesman. The bells of the clock tower played the song before and after a political rally by the Party of the Swedes, a small extremist group that wants to stop immigration and reserve Swedish citizenship for people with "Western genetic and cultural heritage." The party aims to win seats in local assemblies across Sweden in Sept. 14 elections.

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Nagurski
Sep 3, 2014 9:20 AM CDT
Poor Jews. Stuck in the Middle. Arabs think they are western and Europe thinks they are Easterners. I would let Jews immigrate freely but I would put stop to Muslims because they never adapt to new societies and insist on having their law and not the law of the land.
Imhotep
Aug 29, 2014 7:51 AM CDT
You end up with extremes when your approach is extreme. The Swedish government is extremely liberal in it's attitude towards immigrants. Their mostly from the Middle East and stick out like a sore thumb in a country predominantly composed of Blond haired people. If they were more moderate you wouldn't have such a radical response. Same goes for what's happening in this country. Extremism breeds extremism.
Bosda
Aug 27, 2014 8:14 AM CDT
Nice, nice, very nice.