The U.S. mainstream media is reluctant to designate the perpetrators of the tragedy in San Bernadino as terrorists.
But in a sense, the couple were not terrorists. The word “terrorist” doesn’t encompass what’s actually going on. It’s not a large enough word.
What they, and those who committed the massacres in Paris, are is revolutionaries. They’re Islamic revolutionaries because what they seek to cause is not mere terror, but the overthrow of Western civilization itself.