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Historian: Lady Thatcher Was the Most Influential Ruler Since Catherine the Great of Russia

Frank1802 Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 9:59 AM
You're an idiot!

There’s been a great deal written about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher since her death at age 87 earlier this week (Guy and Carol offered their thoughts, respectively, here and here), but I wanted to direct your attention to a rather lengthy piece written by historian Paul Johnson that was published in the Wall Street Journal a few days ago.

The first paragraph alone, I think, captures the extraordinary life of an extraordinary leader in a way that really drives home her legacy:

Margaret Thatcher had more impact on the world than any woman ruler...