Distractions and divisions are exactly what Thatcher would have wanted

If you’ve been anywhere near the Internet, a television or even just another human being over the last three to four hours, you might have heard the news that Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister and unwavering crusader for neoconservative politics, has died. Don’t worry, though – she passed away doing what she did best: distracting and dividing the Left.

Blanket coverage of her death has already begun – as I write this, five of the ten top stories on the BBC News website concern Thatcher’s demise, and the Twitter servers seem close to breaking point with the 140-character emotional frenzy currently exploding from the fingers of keyboard warriors everywhere.

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