Trump’s Post-attack Talk Doesn’t Change Terror Response
Trump’s post-attack talk doesn’t change terror response
But the question now is whether his venting will change how America prosecutes the legal war on terrorism.
Instead of channeling grief and offering reassurance and resolve, as his predecessors might have done after the Halloween horror in New York where eight people died, Trump amplified the fury and desire for vengeance stirred by such carnage.
He lashed out at the “animal” behind the truck attack, threatened to throw him in Guantanamo Bay, vowed to terminate the visa lottery that help draw him to the US and branded the justice system a “laughingstock.”
Trump, handling his first major attack on …