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The late great former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was totally denied by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, who declined to exhibit the Iron Lady’s wardrobe.

Thatcher’s power suits were not fashionable enough for the V&A, you see. A statement from V&A said that “The museum is responsible forREAD MORE »


News

FOX has been raging over a non-issue about Oregon’s transition coverage, Americans United for Life are chipping slowly away at reproductive rights, Boys’ Life magazine is super gay, and check out the advice Margaret Thatcher got from her political allies. READ MORE »


Celebs

“Iron? No. Barbaric? Yes. She hated feminists even though it was largely due to the progression of the women’s movement that the British people allowed themselves to accept that a prime minister could actually be female. But because of Thatcher, there will never again be another woman in power in British politics, and rather than… READ MORE »


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“Margaret Thatcher was a pioneer, willingly or unwillingly, for the role of women in politics. Her hard-nosed fiscal measures took a toll on the poor, and her hands-off approach to financial regulation led to great wealth for others. There is an argument that her steadfast, almost emotional loyalty to the pound sterling has helped the UK… READ MORE »


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Breaking news this morning: Margaret Thatcher, Great Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister,  has passed away from a stroke, her spokesperson confirmed. Thatcher was 87. [Sky News] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

Starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd

Margaret Thatcher was prime minister of the United Kingdom the year I was born (that would be 1984) and remained squired away as a footnote in my memory under “Scary Conservative ’80s Politicians (SEE: Ronald Reagan).” I read several British newspapers and I know,… READ MORE »


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Captain Obvious says: Meryl Streep is amazing. Here she is in the first trailer for “The Iron Lady,” in which she steps into Margaret Thatcher’s very sensible heels. In this clip, her aides try to spruce-up her image by telling her to loose her hat, pearls, and high voice. Her response? “I may… READ MORE »


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Meryl Streep is a better actress in this one still photo from the upcoming Margaret Thatcher biopic, “The Iron Lady,” than Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, and Anne Hathaway in all of their films combined. Sit down and learn, bitches. Damn. [BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »