Public Response to London Terrorist Attacks
Despite my better judgement, I am now engrossed with the news coverage and I am paying close attention to what the politicans and other community leaders have to say in response to the terrorist attacks. I particulary like what Ken Livingstone, the London Mayor had to say. Below is an excerpt:
This was not a terrorist attack against the mighty and the powerful.
It was not aimed at presidents or prime ministers. It was aimed at ordinary working-class Londoners, black and white, Muslim and Christian, Hindu and Jew, young and old.
Indiscriminate slaughter irrespective of any consideration for age, class, religion, whatever.
That isn’t an ideology. It isn’t even a perverted faith. It is just an indiscriminate attempt at mass murder.
Amen. I just don’t understand why these people (whoever they are) insist on attacking innocent civilians. There cause, whatever it is, is not helped by these senseless acts of violence. This is just pure wickedness.