On the day after the Boston bombings, President Obama addressed the nation and labeled the attacks an act of terror.
“Any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians it is an act of terror,” he said.
This was a step forward for a president who has avoided the use of the word “terror” for years. His administration even banned the term “war on terror.”
As the investigation into the Boston bombings continues, it remains to be seen whether the administration wil...