The victims. They are often lost in the bluster and chest puffing of the post-terrorism turmoil. Politicians, busy playing to the constituency, say the right things but rarely back them up with action. Figureheads make appearances at hospitals, hoping their will add more than a mere photo op. As the perpetrators pat themselves on the back, the dead and dying are identified, mourned, and…
Manchester Is Still Reeling From The Recent Terrorist Attack
Well, and then the narrative usually moves on. In the case of the UK city of Manchester, however, there is a resolve that will not let this suicide bombing go unchallenged. As authorities close in on the network of fiends who found it necessary to kill innocent women and children as part of a pop concert, the artist at the center of the firestorm, Ariana Grande, has been saying all the right things – and now she’s doing it again.
And Now The World Is United In Support Of The City
Indeed, the chanteuse is making good on a promise she made to the city and its people. The press were reporting earlier this week that the singer had said she would pay for all the funeral expenses of those impacted by this horrible crime. She’s now made a more definitive statement, saying the following, which was just released to the press:
“I’ll be returning to the incredibly brave city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families.”