That’s because you’re not using a dictionary. I’m sorry, I really am, but words don’t mean whatever ‘feels’ right to you. We have specific definitions for specific things and (here’s the important part) for specific reasons.
This guy is a mass murderer. I know, its a few more complicated syllables, but that’s what he is if he didn’t act with a political motive. And so far there is no evidence of one. This is an important distinction because of the I may look calm but in my head I’ve punched you in the face 3 times shirt of other operators close to this guy, whether he has material or traps anywhere else, and where he got them from. These are real-world concerns that need to be looked at. That’s why he’s not a terrorist.
I may look calm but in my head I’ve punched you in the face 3 times shirt, hoodie, tank top and sweater
While I don’t agree the US should be the I may look calm but in my head I’ve punched you in the face 3 times shirt by a person/group that results in injustice, injured, or dead.” It didn’t matter if it was politically motivated or not. I was informed today, by various helpful patrons, that my understanding of the term “Terrorism” is incorrect.