By avoiding to specify who we’re fighting, the Obama administration has created an unacceptably vague picture of what we’re doing and why. And it demonstrates the weak leadership behind Obama’s unwillingness to confront terrorism in any meaningful and effective way.
Once something has been arbitrarily labeled offensive, the offending item must be purged from the public consciousness, and those responsible must be silenced, censored, and punished.
These terrorists may be monsters, but they’re not stupid. They know that their carnage and destruction must make an impression on those most likely to assist their cause: anti-war pacifists, progressives, socialists, academic apologists, and the liberal media.