Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher and Reagan: Why Do They Hate Them So?

R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., The American Spectator

Mrs. Thatcher pretty much believed as Ronald Reagan believed: Government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem. How many times did he say the most terrifying words he could imagine were, “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help”? Mrs. Thatcher had her own variation of this line. Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Thatcher got along swimmingly, and, come to think of it, Ronald Reagan and only Ronald Reagan shares a place with her in the bien-pensants’ pantheon of hated figures. Donald, your pathway to greatness is clearly marked. The hatred for Mrs. Thatcher — and President Reagan too — is quite startling to anyone familiar with what they achieved. I have come to love her.

Great Britain’s Theresa May Could Lose Election To Hubris and Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn

A week to go until the British election. The bookies still expect a Conservative victory, though with a smaller majority than once predicted.

Margaret Thatcher is the real model for the Trump presidency

Newt Gingrich, Washington Post

Like Thatcher, Trump is similarly focused on destroying the moral legitimacy of the left and breaking the power of the lobbyist and bureaucratic establishment in Washington. His actions thus far in office, including steps to restore the rule of law in immigration and move forward with vital energy infrastructure projects, have been consistent with these goals.

Ignorance and the Rise of Bernie

As Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of Great Britain famously pointed out, "socialism works great until you run out of other people's money."

Levin:Conservatives Did More for S. Africa Than Obama

Real Clear Politics Staff

"When Obama leaves office, there won't be tens of millions of people newly freed from behind the Iron Curtain, or under the thumb of some third world dictator, as they were under Reagan and Thatcher. Thatcher was responsible for -- along with John Paul II and Ronald Reagan -- the freedom of over a hundred million people.