No way… that has to be a mistake. We yankees are the violent bastards of the world. That stuff does not happen in cultural Europe.
“You hear about this sort of thing happening at American schools and you think that’s a long way away,” said Rob Kuipers, 50, a project manager. “Now it’s happened here in the Netherlands.”
I am seriously sick of the European snobbery about violence. This is the region of the world that gave us two frigging world wars, responsible for numerous other little wars, and perfected mass murder of civilians just in the past century, but they have the genital spheres to call us violent.