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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 - Misi Vea
Homes swathed in purple and black formed a bright bow running from the countryside to cities of Tonga as the mourning nation honored and buried their late King George Tupou V on Tuesday.
Vea said younger people enjoyed the late king's irreverence in some of those matters.
Student Misi Vea, 20, said he thought the new king might not connect as well with a younger generation because he was much more concerned with the culture and tradition of the monarchy.