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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Bill Whitlow
"It's a different feeling. It's the people cheering who don't even know you," Mr. Whitlow said when asked whether bin Laden's death, celebrated into the early morning outside the nearby White House earlier in the month, made this year's Rolling Thunder stand out.
Bill Whitlow of Youngstown, Ohio, said sitting five hours in the Pentagon parking lot before the start of the ride was tough, but seeing the lines of cheering crowds and U.S. flags "made it worth the wait."