Started the Falklands war, causing 907 deaths
Sank the Belgrano, killing 323 young Argentinian men
Wrecked the lives of millions by destroying their jobs
Caused record unemployment for modern times
Destroyed British coal mining
Destroyed the British steel industry
Gutted British manufacturing
Cut taxes on the rich, increased VAT, hitting the poor most
Slashed social security benefits
Criminalized effective trade union action
Used police as a political force to terrorize striking workers
Let Irish political prisoners hunger strike to death, refusing them them political status
Backed South African apartheid - called Nelson Mandela a "terrorist"
Escalated the nuclear arms race by allowing USA to station missiles in UK
Excluded women from the cabinet
Criminalized discussion of gay sex in education
. . . the list goes on!
Mark Anderson on Thatcher
"Person I most admire"
Twenty reasons why I hate Thatcher
by Neil Harding
The BBC sacked Carol Thatcher for describing French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga as "that froggy golliwog guy". No wonder Tories hate the BBC. No wonder most people hate Tories.
So while we're on the topic . . .