She wanted a conservative, middle-class England. She delivered anything but.
She wanted a return to a conservative, middle-class England. The country she created is anything but.
Americans tend to have three preoccupations about the recent past: the rights revolutions of the 1960s; Ronald Reagan, his conservative movement, and its legacy; and American-led globalization.1 Remarkably, to an American reader, Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st C
What Margaret Thatcher could teach Obama-era pundits
Barack Obama's critics—and many of his supporters—assume a leader who polarizes the population has failed. Margaret Thatcher's many eulogists do not share that view.
How Margaret Thatcher ruled
How Margaret Thatcher ruled.
What a hit London play reveals about Margaret Thatcher.
Margaret Thatcher's fluctuating foreign policy
Margaret Thatcher's foreign policy fluctated wildly.
Obama’s very secret plot to end the Republican Party
The GOP, which once delighted in mocking Democratic sissies, is spending the winter complaining that President Obama is being mean to Republicans.
David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is in a bind. Not because recent opinion polls put his party a dozen points behind Labour and not even, really, because the British economy continues to splutter along in search of a long overdue recovery.