And Then There Was One

As Guido watched the mourners at the remembrance service for His Holiness, the increasing frailty of Thatcher was clear. Now Reagan and John Paul II are gone, she is the last of the triumvirate which rolled back the Evil Empire.

Reagan outspent the Soviet Military into bankruptcy and the Pope inspired Solidarity to smash the hammer and sickle with a crucifix. The Iron Lady put some backbone into Chancellor Kohl, making the Soviets understand that the Red Army would face Cruise missiles on the continent and incoming Trident missiles from the Royal Navy should they dare to roll their tanks across the German plains.

Domestically she destroyed British Socialism. Her great legacy is that we still have a Thatcherite Prime Minister…




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