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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 - Simon O'Neill
Like a conquering hero returning home, Richard Nixon is drawing cheers from California audiences these days.
A sultry summer thunderstorm rolled over Wolf Trap's Filene Center on Thursday evening, drenching the throng of lawn-seat ticket holders outside the auditorium. They, and the nearly full house inside, were there to catch a one-time-only concert performance of Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen," headlined by an even sultrier mezzo-soprano, Denyce Graves, the definitive Carmen of our time.