London’s Violent Spectacle: What is to be Gained by Calling it Terror?

“British Home Secretary Theresa May immediately responded by declaring that the vicious assault on the soldier was more than an individual crime but an “attack against all of us.” This justification however raises a number of serious questions. Assuming that the violence was politically motivated, does that necessarily imply that the attack was on the entire fabric of our society? And what does it mean to collapse the military with the civic so that no distinction can be established?”

via London’s Violent Spectacle: What is to be Gained by Calling it Terror?.

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