Palin: Clinic bombing not terrorism
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|Fri, 10-24-2008 - 3:00pm|
"Q: Is an abortion clinic bomber a terrorist, under this definition, governor?
PALIN: (Sigh). There’s no question that Bill Ayers via his own admittance was one who sought to destroy our U.S. Capitol and our Pentagon. That is a domestic terrorist. There’s no question there. Now, others who would want to engage in harming innocent Americans or facilities that uh, it would be unacceptable. I don’t know if you’re going to use the word terrorist there."
"is violence against civilians to achieve political or ideological objectives by creating fear..."
"is defined by the US Department of Defense as "the unlawful use of -- or threatened use of -- force or violence against individuals or ..."
: the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion"