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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 - John Higgins
More than a quarter of a century after "Watchmen" intrigued readers with tales of less-than-heroic and all-too-human _ save for Dr. Manhattan _ crime-fighting vigilantes, DC Entertainment is revisiting them in a series of original prequels this summer.
More than a quarter of a century after "Watchmen" intrigued readers with tales of less-than-heroic and all-too-human — save for Dr. Manhattan — crime-fighting vigilantes, DC Entertainment is revisiting them in a series of original prequels this summer.
"A compromise between the Democrats and Republicans to avert next year's fiscal cliff may not be reached until the eleventh hour," said John Higgins, an analyst at Capital Economics.
"The challenge is to make the stories modern and relevant to 2012 and to show what can be done with respect and consideration for the source material that has inspired so many people over the years. By adding to the mythos and not to detract from it," he said.