Goddess knows, I was never a fan of Margaret Thatcher when she was in power as British Prime Minister in the 1980s. But about a month ago, a small news item caught my eye which now makes me like her just a teensy bit. The Canadian Press reported:
[Sarah Palin] told a British newspaper over the weekend that she hopes to meet this summer with her longtime idol, former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
That isn't going to happen.
"Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin," an unnamed Thatcher aide told The Guardian. "That would be belittling for Margaret. Sarah Palin is nuts."
Hahahahaha! Boy, if that doesn't say it all!
Incidentally, the incomparable Meryl Streep is going to portray Mrs. Thatcher in an upcoming biopic, I learned recently from Dezmond's blog Hollywood Spy. Should be a challenging role! Here's the "sneak peek" trailer: