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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 - Robert I. Sutton
Dorothy May was six months pregnant when she went to learn how to rivet airplanes during World War II while her husband was building bridges in Europe.
Of all the tributes that poured in after Steve Jobs' death, clogging up Twitter and dominating the airwaves, he might have most appreciated one small gesture from an anonymous fan: A juicy red apple, partially eaten to mimic the Apple logo, placed against the door of an Apple store in Manhattan.
"It's important for us to recognize what we were up against and the result of the brave men and women in service," National Park Service Chief Historian Robert Sutton said. "I think most of us, if we'd been around in 1941, could not understand what we were up against at that time. The war altered the course of history for the United States. The war was a national effort supported by regular men and women."
(He later acknowledged Lisa, and she became part of his family.)