Quote of the Day (2)
November 15, 2009
[Margaret Thatcher] was the closest thing Britain has ever had to Stalin and Pol Pot.
It is not at all dumb to suggest that Thatcher was the closest thing we have had to Stalin and Pol Pot. That does not imply she was genocidal - merely that of British Prime Ministers it is difficult to think of another who pursued class war and year zero policies as enthusiastically as she did.
Written by Graham, in a heated and bizarre discussion over at Harry’s Place. In the same thread, also by Graham:
Flimsy Bush-Hitler comparisons always look ridiculous.