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A tribute to Margaret Thatcher

The Iron Lady’s legacy is that, thank goodness, the free-market economy is the only show in town

7 December 2013

9:00 AM

7 December 2013

9:00 AM

The amazing thing about the funeral of Baroness Thatcher was the size of the crowds, and the next amazing thing was that they were so relatively well behaved. The BBC had done its best to foment an uprising. With habitual good taste, they played ‘Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead’ on taxpayer-public radio.

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