A friendship without prejudice: Thatcher’s kinship with Jews and Israel
Thatcher’s personal narrative of the determined outsider made good has clear Jewish resonances, and may explain her well-known affinity for Jews and her defense of Israel.
Even in death, Margaret Thatcher manages to bring out all of the ugly class anxieties and animosities of the British people. Within minutes of her passing, raucous street parties erupted all over the land, with left-wing Britons trotting out signs like "The Bitch is Dead" and dancing to explicitly anti-Thatcher songs by Morrissey and Elvis Costello (the latter of whom sang a ditty imploring listeners to...
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