President Donald Trump has declared that he will now refer to terrorists as "losers" (video below).
This comes following the terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, on May 22.
"So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life," Trump said in a statement during a visit to Bethlehem. "I won't call them monsters because they would like that term. They would think that's a great name. I will call them from now on 'losers' because that's what they are. And we'll have more of them. But they're losers, just remember that."
As such, terrorist killers will now join the ranks of Rosie O'Donnell and over a hundred others who have been called a "loser" by Trump. Since joining Twitter in 2009, he has called someone "loser" 170 times, according to a count made by The Washington Post in September 2016.
Cher, George Will, Mark Cuban, Karl Rove, John McCain, and Jeb Bush are among those who have been singled out by Trump as being losers.
Heads of state around the world were quick to condemn the Manchester attack.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who was with Trump when statements were made, referred to "the horrible terrorist attack that occurred in the British city of Manchester, leaving tens of casualties of innocent people," as quoted by the Daily Mail. "I do offer my warm condolences to the prime minister of Britain, families of victims, and the British people. We would like to reassert our willingness to continue to work with you as partners in fighting terrorism in our region and in the world."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also met with Trump during his visit, said: "We must confront the barbarians. They are sadly still with us. The slaughter of innocents must be unconditionally condemned and unflinchingly confronted. No matter where it occurs: In Manchester, San Bernardino or Jerusalem, terror is terror is terror. We must all unite to defeat it."
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said the attack "will only strengthen our resolve to continue to work together with our British friends against those who plan and carry out such inhumane deeds,” as quoted by The New York Times, citing Reuters.
In the country where the attack occurred, British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered her comments on the bombing in a televised statement:
We now know that a single terrorist detonated his improvised explosive device near one of the exits of the venue, deliberately choosing the time and place to cause maximum carnage and to kill and injure indiscriminately. The explosion coincided with the conclusion of a pop concert which was attended by many young families and groups of children. This attack stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice, deliberately targeting innocent, defenseless children and young people who should have been enjoying one of the most memorable nights of their lives.
As for Arianna Grande's reaction, she summed up her feelings on Twitter. “Broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words,” she tweeted.