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Inevitable: The Left Trashes Margaret Thatcher

HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 5:05 PM
Ever notice how when this perennial topic comes up, it becomes a question of party rather than conservative vs. liberal? Historically, racism in this country has been more associated with the Right than the Left, regardless of how political parties have evolved.

One of the UK Telegraph's in-house Labourites, Dan Hodges, urged his comrades on the Left to maintain their dignity in the wake of Margaret Thatcher's death earlier today:

Everyone on the Left is being scrutinised today. Does the compassion we claim to be our driving force extend to the passing of a frail 87-year-old woman? Does the Labour movement’s dignity and discipline enable us to mark with appropriate solemnity the death of a former Prime Minister who successfully secured three independent mandates from the people? Do we have the basic good grace and wisdom to...