Margaret Thatcher

She's called the iron lady, but to me there has never seemed anything iron about Margaret Thatcher, a remarkable woman and one of the greatest politicians of the modern age. I've had the pleasure to meet her many times over the past 17 years, since the fall of communism. She has always been kind and a good listener.

What I admire about her is that she has never compromised with anyone who doesn't share the basic moral and political principles of human freedom to which she herself has been faithful all her life. And that constancy...

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