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In death, Margaret Thatcher still
leads the world’s conservatives

Telegraph [UK], by Daniel Hannan

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/17/2014 3:41:10 PM

Only one name could have brought so many political and intellectual leaders together in one place. More than a year after her funeral, Margaret Thatcher remains the queen of global conservatism. The Anglosphere is especially well represented at tomorrow’s CPS Liberty Conference: V.S. Naipaul, Art Laffer, General Petraeus, Deepak Lal, Jonah Goldberg, Jason Kenney, architect of the Canadian Conservatives’ victory, and John Howard, four-times prime minister of Australia and the most successful Rightist politician of my lifetime. The lady would have approved. Shortly after leaving office, she declared--truthfully enough, I suppose,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 6/17/2014 4:43:20 PM     (No. 9889852)

"In other words, Margaret Thatcher was overthrown because she thought the euro was a mistake. Who called that one right?"

Indeed. RIP Lady Thatcher. I trust she enjoys a well earned place in Heaven along with Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II. You will always be in our hearts. We certainly need leaders like them in these trying and dangerous times.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 6/17/2014 5:28:14 PM     (No. 9889901)

Again, the words were monstrously undiplomatic and, again, the underlying analysis was accurate enough.

Truth, accuracy and courage to speak and stand - that´s a good combination and example that needs following today.

Ditto, #1 - always in our hearts. So thankful to have lived in the Reagan/Thatcher era, and to have experienced it all in person.



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