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Mon Apr 8, 2013, 08:43 AM

16. It varies a lot

though I wouldn't say HuffPost UK looks particularly anti-Thatcher at the moment; and the earliest comments are more likely to be anti- than pro-, because the pro-Thatcher people are sad, not energised.

The obvious comparison is with Reagan; loads of Tories still regard her as the 'true' Conservative leader, and all they want from one now is to behave exactly like her. Perhaps the neutrals aren't as favourable to her as many seem to have been to Reagan. But, against that, pretty much everyone acknowledges her ability (studied science at Oxford when it was rare for women to, especially from a modest background; made her way in an undoubtedly sexist party).

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