Chris Hayes in Las Vegas: ‘If This Isn’t Terrorism, Then What the Hell Is Terrorism?’

As MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow were in Las Vegas tonight, Hayes raised the issue of terrorism and how it’s labeled in cases like these and others.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, but that has yet to be confirmed.

But if this isn’t terrorism, Hayes asked, what is?

“There’s this question about whether it’s terrorism, and it almost feels like that word has just been exploded of meaning. Because this was––if this isn’t terrorism, then what the hell is terrorism? The sheer fear, terror, and panic that was imposed on the 22,000 people that were there––if that doesn’t meet the definition, then what the hell do we mean by the definition?”

Watch the segment above, via MSNBC.

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