Terrorist is now a word that you can safely dismiss when you hear it. It, like a long list of words, once had a specific meaning tied to a particular way of doing things. Now, thanks to Biden and others, that word no longer has any meaning. Frankly, I think the Tea Party types should just leave it alone, because I think in the public zeitgeist we all recognize that it has no meaning when it is used now. It just means “someone I don’t like”, and joins this esteemed list:
So, when you hear an American called a terrorist, just substitute a college sorority girl yelling “FASCIST!” in your mind, and you’ll get the right gist.