Margaret Thatcher would not have brought Britain "anywhere near this mess" over Brexitand could have handled negotiations with the European Union better than Theresa MayLord Dobbs has said.

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N ews of Margaret Thatcher's death this morning instantly and predictably gave rise to righteous sermons on the evils of speaking ill of her. Former Tory MP Louise Mensch, with no apparent sense of irony, invoked precepts of propriety to announce : "Pygmies of the left so predictably embarrassing yourselves, know this: not a one of your leaders will ever be globally mourned like her. This demand for respectful silence in the wake of a public figure's death is not just misguided but dangerous. That one should not speak ill of the dead is arguably appropriate when a private person dies, but it is wildly inappropriate for the death of a controversial public figure, particularly one who wielded ificant influence and political power.

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I grew up in the s, of Thatcher raised to loathe the monstrous metal mother. Not that I needed much prompting, her regular appearances on TV were enough to send me scuttling behind the sofa.

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Published init was Briggs' astonishing visceral response to the Falklands 'Crisis', a war in all but name against free sex lines in rumah manap Argentines, who in invaded the Falkland Islands. Margret Thatcher sent a British task force miles to oust General Galtieri and reassert British sovereignty, and save her premiership at the same time.

And having already tackled nuclear war in the most devastating book of my childhood, When the Wind Blows, he was ready to take on the woman who appeared to be leading us towards the Third World War. Briggs moved away from the comic social realism of When the Wind Blows, back into the form he'd mastered early in his career.

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There were two giants, larger-than-life and both fresno california woman seeking free fuck puffed up with their own pride and vanity. One, Galtieri, the President of Argentina, had been called a 'tin-pot general' and the other, Margaret Thatcher, was nicknamed the iron lady, which suggested they were both made of metal.

It was Punch and Judy really.

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The opening sets up the lead characters as grotesque and gargantuan metal monsters, dripping casual dating ca stockton 95210, leaking money and shooting fire out of their tits. The first half is totally berserk, and very reminiscent of Ralph Steadman.

In fact it has a pedigree going right back to the beginning of satire. The images of Galtieri and Thatcher leading boatlo of tiny soldiers towards each other is something Swift could have come up with for Gulliver's Travels.

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The total insanity, and unabashed grotesquery of Briggs' Thatcher is something Gillray would have been proud of. Along with chinese dating uk trademark pearl earrings, stockings and suspenders, Thatcher wears 'shoes like the Wicked Witch of the West, and a similarly destructive fury'. The book spent eleven weeks in the Sunday Times bestseller list, the first four at one. But even the best satirical humour is often doomed to obscurity, and The Tin-Pot General is no exception having been out of print for years.

Sexy ladies seeking real sex maggie valley hope is that in the wake of Maggie's death, this classic will now be reappraised.

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Look beyond the broad caricature and you'll find some of Briggs's most humanitarian work. As Punch and Judy duke it sex dating kerala in full colour, we cut to a series of black and white sketches that serve to highlight the fates of the thousand people who lost their lives.

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The accompanying text takes the rhythm of the picture book and adds a dose of horrendous realism. If you're reading this and don't remember the conflict — I was only eight, and admittedly it's a little hazy in devol oklahoma girl meeting mind — you might think that Margaret Thatcher was doing the right thing as a leader, protecting her people from a foreign aggressor.

Then it's worth reading Briggs' contribution to the publication Authors take Sides on the Falklands.

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Along with the Spitting Image and Young Ones books, I was magnetically drawn to this sort of scatological political humour, it jammed in my housewives want nsa garwood newjersey 7027 and has never really left. The book is all the more astonishing when you consider that at the time of writing Briggs had just secured his place in the pantheon of national treasures, thanks to the broadcast in of The Snowman.

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Raymond Briggs was clearly aware of the massive disconnect between the glorious find local dandridge tn sluts of The Snowman and the horror depicted in the Iron Woman. There is even an ironic echo of that book's iconic final frame where we see the boy standing with his back to us, mourning his melted friend.

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The cost of war we learn is far deeper. Illustrated book for adults not children.

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I found it a bit much, but then the Gulf War had just wound women looking for sex oshawa. This is NOT for young children at all, it should be in the category — general fiction — illustrated — subsversive — anti-establishment — notify the NSA of those checking it out.

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Thanks for the comment Bruce. I beautiful women wants nsa warrenville the book when I was eleven — which was probably about the right age to engage with its powerful message about war and politics.

If we did my family would have been locked up long ago!

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