The Magazine

Leader of the Opposition

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
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It was this speech that led the Soviet Army newspaper a few days later to denounce Thatcher as “The Iron Lady.” So it’s worth nothing that Thatcher was the Iron Lady in opposition before she became the Iron Lady in power. She was the Iron Lady in power because she had been the Iron Lady in opposition.

If only the Iron Lady were a model for our plastic men.

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