Local View: Boston bombing was terrorism, not jihad
Published 05/12/2013, Duluth News Tribune
While the investigation continues, political analysts and U.S. officials portray Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, as “aspiring jihadists.” Vice President Joe Biden described them as “two twisted, perverted, cowardly knock-off jihadists.” The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed with the evocative headline, “Make no mistake, it was jihad.”Word count: 722
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