My knowledge of Margaret Thatcher isn’t great, I am 32, so did not personally suffer from the Poll Tax, though my parents surely did.
I know she was in power for a long time, which takes balls. I know she reduced the national debt.
I know she divides opinion.
I know to piss off that many people you have to be honest, speak your true mind regardless of popular opinion, and not care what an entire country of strangers thinks of you.
I admire that.
I admire that more when I stop to consider we live on a planet inhabited with people who care more about how popular they are, and will alter their own opinion in order to increase popularity, than who they really are.
At least people knew who they hated and why.
Today we love an image we don’t think to question.
I know when she travelled…
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