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Margaret Thatcher to Sarah Palin: don't bother dropping by
guardian.co.uk ^ | 6-7-2011 | Nicholas Watt

Posted on 06/07/2011 8:30:42 AM PDT by Route797

Allies of former prime minister regard darling of Tea Party movement as a frivolous figure unworthy of an audience

Sarah Palin wants to show to the Republican right that she is the true keeper of the Ronald Reagan flame by meeting the late president's closest ally on the world stage.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: enemedia; eurotwits; grauniad; ironlady; madeupnews; margaretthatcher; palin; sarahpalin; smellthefear; thatcher; theguardianlies; totallyinthetank; unnamedsources; waronsarah; wouldwelietoyou
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It seems that Sarah isn't universally admired in the UK.
1 posted on 06/07/2011 8:30:52 AM PDT by Route797
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To: Route797

The UK is insignificant and is not the universe anyway, so it doesn’t matter. People don’t GO to the UK, they end up there.


2 posted on 06/07/2011 8:32:39 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Route797

I wouldn’t put too much stock in anything the Guardian reports. They are as left-wing as you can get, and in Britain, that’s pretty far out.


3 posted on 06/07/2011 8:33:42 AM PDT by Blennos
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To: Route797

Maggie is not well health wise and this point Sarah hasn’t announced. So why should see her.

Pure conjecture.

Hearsay by and unnamed “aide”.


4 posted on 06/07/2011 8:34:00 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: lefty-lie-spy

“The UK is insignificant and is not the universe anyway, so it doesn’t matter...”

DITTO

they have chosen to live under shiria law and whorship queers


5 posted on 06/07/2011 8:34:34 AM PDT by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: Route797

Read the actual article and let me know if Thatcher actually said what the article title states.


6 posted on 06/07/2011 8:34:40 AM PDT by frogjerk (Liberalism: The ideology of envy.)
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To: Route797

My guess is that any of the possible candidates except possibly Obama for obvious reasons would have been turned down and the story is jazzed up also for obvious reasons.


7 posted on 06/07/2011 8:34:40 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: Route797
It seems that Sarah isn't universally admired in the UK.Is anybody?
8 posted on 06/07/2011 8:34:52 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Route797

There were rumors floating around a few weeks ago that Thatcher was deathly ill. Not sure how true that was, though.


9 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:03 AM PDT by camerongood210 ( Matthew 24)
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To: Route797
It seems that Sarah isn't universally admired in the UK.

From my brief experience, Thatcher isn't so universally admired in the UK either.

10 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:08 AM PDT by norton
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To: Route797

Per the article Thatcher didn’t say any of this in spite of the title. So called ‘allies’ of her made these statements.


11 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:13 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Route797
Margaret Thatcher doesn't see anybody, because Margaret Thatcher is not a well woman these days.

Unnamed sources close to Thatcher who miraculously confide in the Guardian? I don't think so.

This is a ludicrous, poisonous story.

12 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:13 AM PDT by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: Route797

I’m not a supporter of Sarah Palin for president but I suspect this has a lot more to do with Thatcher’s health than it does Palin’s politics.


13 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:22 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (artemis_webb@yahoo.com --Lord knows how long before I'm banned so please say hello sometime.)
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To: Blennos
I'm sure they'd spin things to make Sarah Palin look as bad as possible.
14 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:38 AM PDT by Route797
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To: Blennos

I was going to post the same.. the Guardian is as left as you can get with newspapers in the UK.. (BBC is the televised version).


15 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:43 AM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Route797

No... the ‘dangerous lightweight’ is who we have in the WH right now.


16 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:51 AM PDT by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: Route797
Thatcher's representatives might be projecting their own POV a little here. Thatcher probably is in no position to counter them.

17 posted on 06/07/2011 8:35:54 AM PDT by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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To: Route797
Allies of former prime minister regard darling of Tea Party movement as a frivolous figure unworthy of an audience

Not that I don't trust every word I hear from or read from the foreign version of our Libturd Media, but, where's my grain of salt?

18 posted on 06/07/2011 8:36:11 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Route797
It appears that the former prime minister has no intention of meeting the darling of the Tea Party movement. Andy McSmith reported in the Independent this morning that Palin is likely to be "thwarted" on the grounds that Thatcher, 86, rarely makes public appearances.

It would appear that the reasons go deeper than Thatcher's frail health. Her allies believe that Palin is a frivolous figure who is unworthy of an audience with the Iron Lady. This is what one ally tells me:

Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin. That would be belittling for Margaret. Sarah Palin is nuts.

Where in this does it state what Thatcher said?

19 posted on 06/07/2011 8:36:15 AM PDT by frogjerk (Liberalism: The ideology of envy.)
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To: Route797

The article claims to describe how Lady Thatcher regards Sarah Palin but it contains no evidence to support this claim.


20 posted on 06/07/2011 8:36:55 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Route797

This article is garbage. Some ‘ally’ of Thatcher makes a nasty comment about Palin and they write a news story about it. Besides, didn’t she already meet with Thatcher in 2010? I remember reading something about it.


21 posted on 06/07/2011 8:37:02 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Fascism is nothing but moderate communism.)
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To: Route797

This is probably a BS story....Palin was openly invited last year to meet Lady Thatcher. The liberal rags over in the UK are notoriously known to lie and make up things


22 posted on 06/07/2011 8:37:16 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: agere_contra

“This is a ludicrous, poisonous story.”

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Par for the course for the sissy boy, slap party QueerMedia.


23 posted on 06/07/2011 8:37:18 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Route797
Ah .... the infamous, cloaked, unnamed, unseen, anonymous "allies of former prime minister" said this.

I call B.S. Lady Thatcher would not say this, methinks.

24 posted on 06/07/2011 8:38:36 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: Route797

“Allies of Margaret Thatcher” in other words, Maggie didn’t say any such thing. Her people did. Headline is misleading.


25 posted on 06/07/2011 8:39:32 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (It's not so much where, but to whom.)
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To: Route797
The Guardian is writing what it wants to be the truth.
26 posted on 06/07/2011 8:39:32 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Servant of the Cross

Not only would Lady Thatcher not say something so snippy, the media are a pack of chronic liars working as the propaganda arm of the DNC so we need look no further for explanation. ... Is it guillotine time yet?


27 posted on 06/07/2011 8:40:14 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Route797
Headline says Thatcher. First line says allies.

Considering the source, looks to me like the rag's trying to gin up a game of lets-you-and-him-fight.

28 posted on 06/07/2011 8:42:10 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: Route797; All

In fact, Palin confirmed last week that she has plans to see Lady Thatcher next month, if she is well enough. So Palin must have solid info that she is indeed invited to see Thatcher, not a liberal rage with an anonymous source dissing her.


29 posted on 06/07/2011 8:43:13 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: lefty-lie-spy

“The UK is insignificant and is not the universe anyway, so it doesn’t matter.”

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The demise of the once great UK is the world’s loss.


30 posted on 06/07/2011 8:44:07 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Bigtigermike
not a liberal rage

Apt typo alert!

31 posted on 06/07/2011 8:44:36 AM PDT by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: Bigtigermike
“Heir to Ronald Reagan” Sarah Palin to meet “Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher
32 posted on 06/07/2011 8:44:49 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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I don’t know who these supposed “allies” are, but I seriously doubt that Maggie has become a snob in her twilight years.


33 posted on 06/07/2011 8:47:02 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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It seems that Sarah isn't universally admired in the UK.

It seems the concern troll is concerned.

34 posted on 06/07/2011 8:47:09 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
The Brits have always thought the colonies are nuts.
Brits are so squirrelly that is all they can see.

Thatcher deserves better than this kind of reporting. She most certainly does not believe Sarah is a lightweight. She ought not be painted as less a lady she once was. Reagan, after all, remained a gentleman through the dark years of his dementia.

35 posted on 06/07/2011 8:47:09 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (For love of Sarah, our country and the American Way of Life.)
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To: Route797
This is almost as priceless as Baba WaWa saying ... If Palin ‘can ride around on her bus,’ Weiner can stay in Congress!

Man, the PDS is strong in these ones! Sarah Palin truly lives "rent-free" in their heads.

36 posted on 06/07/2011 8:47:18 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: Route797
Research is important.

Sarah Palin visiting Margaret Thatcher - 6/14/10

In a Facebook post scheduled to go up Monday, Palin writes: “I have received an invitation for a visit to London, and part of that invitation included the offer of arranging a meeting between myself and one of my political heroines, the ‘Iron Lady,’ Margaret Thatcher.”

37 posted on 06/07/2011 8:47:48 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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This is what one ally tells me: "Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin. That would be belittling for Margaret. Sarah Palin is nuts."

Wait. What?

The headline said "Margaret Thatcher to Sarah Palin: don't bother dropping by."

But when I get in the article, there's an unnamed 'ally' that's saying it.

Oh, ok.

I am an ally of Anthony Weiner. He intends to resign today.....Okay, now I'm waiting for the Guardian headline.... Anthony Weiner: I will resign today.

38 posted on 06/07/2011 8:51:26 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Anthony Weiner is a little cocky.)
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It seems that Sarah isn't universally admired in the UK.

Certainly not by the Communists at the Guardian.

Baroness Thatcher was to attend a party in honor of her 85th birthday to be given by the new prime minister back in 2010. She had to pull out for health reasons and actually went into the hospital for a short stay. She also was invited to the recent William and Kate bash, but declined to attend.

There are rumors about the poor state of her health and one has to wonder if she will make it to the unveiling of the Ronald Reagan statue on July 4. I suspect that health reasons, not her attitude toward Sarah Palin, are the reason she does not meet with the latter, if it turns out that way. Of course the Communist press would love to portray that as a snub to Sarah, due to the universal leftist Palin hatred.

39 posted on 06/07/2011 8:52:02 AM PDT by Cheburashka (Democratic Underground: The Hogwarts of stupid.)
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I agree, that’s why I was so disappointed when I had great expectations of moving there and enjoying a new life. I couldn’t stand it for more than nine months and left my job just to get away from the insanity of British cultural and social ridiculousness.


40 posted on 06/07/2011 8:53:37 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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From my brief experience, Thatcher isn't so universally admired in the UK either.


That's certainly true. I have family members there that still blame Thatcher for everything.

When you point out that she left 20 years ago and was replaced by a Labour govt., and why didn't they fix things? You get spluttering and “it takes time to change” noise...:^)

It's the usual problem of trying to get logic from a liberal.

41 posted on 06/07/2011 8:54:07 AM PDT by az_gila
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To: Texas Eagle

They attack Sarah..... I vote for her.

Win win...free publicity an votes.

She’s got these socialist peon presstitutes by the shorthairs doing what she wants em to do.

Sarah 2012 !


42 posted on 06/07/2011 8:55:05 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Route797

Margaret Thatcher is near death, and is in no condition to see anyone. For God’s sake, when will FR readers learn that the Guardian (the old Trotskyite and new Progressive rag) is not worth reading or posting?


43 posted on 06/07/2011 8:56:21 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: Route797

Apparently neither is Thatcher. Read the comments following the article.


44 posted on 06/07/2011 8:56:25 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Route797

What a load of rubbish.

Thatcher is very unwell and many days is unable to recognizes her family members and staff. She isn’t seeing visitors of any kind.


45 posted on 06/07/2011 8:56:27 AM PDT by relictele (Pax Quaeritur Bello)
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"Allies of former prime minister regard darling of Tea Party movement as a frivolous figure unworthy of an audience "

Name one...

I have a very strong feeling Thatcher herself will be furious when she reads this.

46 posted on 06/07/2011 8:56:35 AM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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From the article: Her allies believe that Palin is a frivolous figure who is unworthy of an audience with the Iron Lady. This is what one ally tells me: Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin. That would be belittling for Margaret. Sarah Palin is nuts. Thatcher will show the level she punches at when she attends the unveiling of a statue of Ronald Reagan

It appears that the alleged "allies" of Margret Thatcher have not yet matured beyond the level of middle school.

47 posted on 06/07/2011 8:57:03 AM PDT by mas cerveza por favor
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To: Route797

THIS TITLE IS A LIE

The article itself says NOTHING of the sort


48 posted on 06/07/2011 8:58:22 AM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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To: Route797

They only know what the US media has conveyed, slanted Tina Fey nonsense.


49 posted on 06/07/2011 9:00:27 AM PDT by catbertz
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Name one...

Think Katie Couric's "unnamed sources..."

50 posted on 06/07/2011 9:01:10 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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