Started by Gopher, Apr 08 13 07:03
Quote from: Russ on Apr 17 13 07:41She was one of the best things that happened to the UK. She led it out of complete catastrophe.. they need someone like that there again now.
Quote from: DDD on Apr 22 13 08:13I did not love her but she got things done
Quote from: TehBorken on Apr 22 13 11:59So did Hitler and Mussolini.
Quote from: Vivek Golikeri on Apr 21 13 05:51I'm somewhere in the middle between the Maggie-lovers and the Maggie-haters. Her reactionary and Tory values are not my cup of tea. I was there in the mid-1970's. The mood and condition in Britain were analogous to those of demoralized Weimar Germany shortly before Hitler used the Great Depression to come to power.Had the Iron Lady not done the triage and reinforcing that she did, Britain would have gone to communism, Neo-Nazism or military seizure of power. Two things saved Britain's ass. Maggie, and the money from the discovery of North Sea oil.