Cyberbully-in-chief. Donald Trump’s Twitter storm against London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, for his recent comments in the wake of a terror attack takes his words out of context and is highly insensitive, writes Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post. Khan intended to keep his citizens calm under an increased police presence. The US president continued his hate-inducing rhetoric that has been seen in the past, calling for a travel ban again. It is incredibly tactless of him, given the tragedy London just faced, to start a twitter argument over such a non-issue. Trump is using the attack to further his xenophobic agenda, at the cost of human decency.
Too soft on terror. London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s bland response to yet another attack on UK soil mirrors the left’s too gentle approach on the issue of terrorism, argues Megan G. Oprea of The Federalist. Political correctness shackles politicians from fully addressing this issue. Few have the courage to critically analyze Britain’s lax immigration policies that have allowed hostile individuals to pass its borders. Trump is right to criticize this mentality, highlighting security as a priority. His unfiltered words are correct; Western politicians are quick to defend immigrants when these attacks happen, but do little to actually change the situation.