Many people have taken a look at how pop-star Ariana Grande and President Donald Trump have responded to recent terror attacks in the UK and concluded the singer is better equipped to deal with terrorism than the president.
In other words, a lot of people currently view a 23-year-old celebrity as a bigger source of inspiration than the 70-year-old President of the United States.
It’s pretty clear people think Grande has done a far better job taking a stand against hate than President Trump.

now clear that @ArianaGrande is better at coping with the aftermath of terrorism than the US president
— Anne Applebaum (@anneapplebaum) June 4, 2017

.@ArianaGrande showed more grace, leadership, responsibility and courage tonight than we will see during the entire Trump presidency.
— Sasha Perl-Raver (@sashaperlraver) June 4, 2017

Hands up if you think Ariana Grande should be offered a state visit instead of Donald Trump. ☝️#OneLoveManchester
— Kirsty S (@KirstyStricklan) June 4, 2017

Lots of Brits angry with Trump.But @ArianaGrande won our hearts.She is America not Trump.She proves hope beats hate.#OneLoveManchester
— AnasSarwar (@AnasSarwar) June 4, 2017

The strength & grace of @ArianaGrande, at 23, is incredible. This is more powerful than political speech or Trump tweet. #OneLoveManchester
— Tufayel Ahmed (@tufayel) June 4, 2017

The #OneLoveManchester concert is great. We live in a world where Ariana Grande, 23, is doing more than freaking Trump to defuse hate.
— Faizal Khamisa (@SNFaizalKhamisa) June 4, 2017

Based on their responses to terror in the UK, it’s clear that Ariana Grande would be a much better president than Donald Trump.
— Dave Pell (@davepell) June 4, 2017

“It isn’t every day when Ariana Grande displays more compassion and inspiration than @POTUS, but here we are.” https://t.co/Ef20Ku5cqj
— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) June 5, 2017

Grande has been a poised and unifying figure since the attack, which killed 22 people, including children, and wounded dozens of others.
In response to the devastating terror attack that occurred at her concert in Manchester on May 22, Grande posted a heartfelt message of solidarity on Twitter, visited with victims in the hospital and hosted “One Love Manchester,” a benefit concert for the victims.
The New York Times described Grande’s benefit concert as sending a message “of defiance” to terrorism.

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— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 26, 2017

Ariana Grande visited her fans in hospital earlier today who are still recovering from the Manchester Tragedy, She’s an actual angel ❤️ pic.twitter.com/ZDrkMAqnIq
— FREDDY (@FreddyAmazin) June 2, 2017

Ariana Grande’s #OneLoveManchester benefit concert was all about unity, inspiration, and taking care of one another ❤️ pic.twitter.com/fRCYHkH3eK
— MTV News (@MTVNews) June 5, 2017

this was the most emotional part of the show, the entire crowd and ariana cried, it was so magical and so moving #OneLoveManchester pic.twitter.com/MyvjbpwLa8
— ️ (@summitari) June 4, 2017

Meanwhile, President Trump responded to Saturday’s terror attack in London, which left seven dead, by attacking the city’s mayor on Twitter and renewing calls for his “travel ban.”
Trump did what is arguably the exact opposite of what a leader should do in the wake of a terror attack: He was exceptionally divisive.

We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. We need the courts to give us back our rights. We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 3, 2017

Trump completely misconstrued London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s response to the attack and tried to make it look as if he’d diminished what happened.
The president tweeted, “At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is ‘no reason to be alarmed!’”

At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is “no reason to be alarmed!”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017

But Khan actually told London residents to not be alarmed about the increased police presence in the city in the wake of the attack — he wasn’t referring to the attack itself.

Sadiq Khan has “more important things to do” than respond to Trump’s tweets, says an aide pic.twitter.com/COH4kxikfM
— Matt Chorley (@MattChorley) June 4, 2017

Trump took this way out of context. The London mayor said there’s “no reason to be alarmed” about increased police presence, not the attack. pic.twitter.com/kKJ29pTvMr
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) June 4, 2017

This didn’t stop Trump from continuing to attack Khan via Twitter on Monday.

Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his “no reason to be alarmed” statement. MSM is working hard to sell it!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 5, 2017

To sum it all up: Trump responded to a terror attack in the capital of America’s greatest ally by attacking its mayor, pulling something he said completely out of context, and doubling down when he was called out for being wrong.
Trump’s second tweet attacking Khan came amid news of a mass shooting in Orlando, which left five dead.
So, instead of addressing violence within his own borders, Trump went out of his way to berate the leader of a city that was just attacked.

There has been a shooting in Orlando. But Trump is too busy targeting Sadiq Khan instead of dealing with his problems at home.
— Ines Helene (@inihelene) June 5, 2017

Trump’s says nothing about Orlando, but can continue to attack London mayor for being a leader? SMH, America first huh? pic.twitter.com/meWy3Qjnar
— Corey Reynolds (@coreyreynoldsLA) June 5, 2017

Mr Trump has found time to change his Twitter banner but still no comment on #Orlando? No Muslim, no comment? pic.twitter.com/bUAzzkQU9F
— Trenni Kusnierek (@trenni) June 5, 2017

Relatedly, this is what Sadiq Khan tweeted last year when Orlando was attacked.

I stand with the City of Orlando against hate and bigotry. My thoughts are with all the victims of this horrific attack #lovewins
— Mayor of London (@MayorofLondon) June 12, 2016

The Orlando shooting also came just one day after Trump made a pointed remark about guns in relation to the London attack.
In the UK, handguns are banned and gun laws are strict, which saves lives. If the London attackers had firearms, it’s conceivable they would’ve killed far more people.

Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? That’s because they used knives and a truck!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017

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Given all this, it’s understandable why people are praising Ariana Grande, while condemning Trump’s behavior.
He’s arguably writing the book on how not to respond to terrorism.
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People Think Ariana Grande Is Better At Responding To Terrorism Than Trump

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