Tag: margaret thatcher

You call that an Iron Lady? THIS is an Iron Lady.

On Scale Of One To Margaret Thatcher, How Mean Is England’s New Lady Prime Minister?

Another reboot from the '80s happened this week, as Great Britain's ruling Conservative Party leadership fight appears to have been won by a lady! That is expected to make Theresa May, the current home secretary, Britain's first female prime minister since...
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Republicans To Cancel NBC Debate Unless Candidates Get Reality Shows And BJs

It would appear that Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus has failed to read his Wonkette yet again. We sexplained Thursday that anybody who thinks the CNBC debate sucked because it was overtly biased against the candidates is A...
RNC Chair Reince Priebus

Dear RNC: Stop Bitching About Last Night’s Debate Questions. You Sound Like A Idiot.

Wednesday night's (very dumb) CNBC Republican debate had barely ended before the RNC and individual campaigns were whining and kvetching -- to reporters, their moms, to Pinterest, and everywhere else -- that the questions were SO MUCH UNFAIRNESS to the brilliant...
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Republicans Rank Hottest Chicks In America On A Scale Of Zero To Ben Carson’s Mom

So, about that big Donald Trump sausage party last night, the one that Carly Fiorina crashed like a common girl who doesn't know how to read a "NO GIRLS ALLOWED" sign on the side of a treehouse? Yeah, that...
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Awww, Is Justice Scalia Having A Bad Day? Good.

You've probably heard by now that yet another state -- this time, the Kansas-shaped one -- has gone and gotten itself all gayed up and equalified, thanks to a very brief "yup, go ahead and marry whomever you want,...

Who Are The Obamas Insulting By Attending Mandela’s Funeral?

You kind of figured this had to be on the way: Internet wingnuts are now complaining that by honoring the memory of Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama is retroactively insulting other people, conservatives especially. This is only logical. For...

Glenda Jackson Literally Rips Into Margaret Thatcher’s Mouldering Corpse During Parliament Memorial

So here is legendary thespian Glenda Jackson, who is also a Member of Parliament for Hampstead and Kilburn, tramping the dirt down on Margaret Thatcher, Thatcherism, and their effects on Great Britain. "As a friend of mine said,...

Wingnuts Furious: Obama Tweeted About Roger Ebert’s Death More Quickly Than About Margaret Thatcher’s

Hey, guys, did you hear about how the Kenyan Usurper is pissing on the not-yet-dug grave of Margaret Thatcher? Thanks to the completely sane coverage at the “Christian” “News” “Service,” we know that the Chicago thug tweeted a brief...

Thatcher’s Dead; Twitter Users Worried That Cher’s Dead

Buzzfeed reports that the #nowthatchersdead hashtag was started by the one-joke website "Is Thatcher Dead Yet?" which now reads "Yes." This is easily the greatest misunderstanding of a hashtag since a tragic cluster of injuries resulting from Tweeps (yes,...

Enjoy This Charming 1984 ‘Children’s Book’ About Margaret Thatcher

We remember seeing this book, Raymond Briggs' The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman, when it was released in 1984. Any youngsters among the Wonkettariat may need a bit of background on the Falklands War before watching....

Margaret Thatcher Dead; Never Got To Meet Her Idol, Sarah Palin

This one time, Sarah Palin told everyone she had been invited to London to see the English president, Margaret Thatcher, and Margaret Thatcher's people were all verily, Horatio, and forsooth, the lady she is crack'd. (They meant Palin.) And...

Sundays With the Christianists: A ‘World History’ Textbook That Neither Trusts Nor Verifies

As we've mentioned now and then, our 10th-grade homeschooling textbook, World History and Cultures In Christian Perspective, is very much a product of the Reagan era; even though its most recent version was published in 2010, it maintains the...

Sundays With The Christianists: A ‘World History’ Textbook That Spins One For The Gipper

One of the nifty things about World History and Cultures In Christian Perspective, our 10th-grade textbook for homeschoolers, is that the editors do not suffer from any uncertainty about anything. None of that nonsense about differing opinions and disagreements...

National Review All Snitty About Poors And Taxes For A Change

Deroy Murdock at the NRO is really peeved, you guys, because he’s somehow accidentally managed to hear about things like “income inequality” and “fairness.” He’s TRIED to cover his ears and go la la la la la la and...

The Refuterer: Margaret Thatcher Was Not Actually Ronald Reagan’s Secretary

ConservativeOutcry.net has our number, along with a new feature, "Wonkette Refuted," responding to a "randomly chosen" article from Your Wonkette! The first victim? GOP To Ronald Reagan’s Secretary: Pay Those Taxes Harder! Unfortunately, this self-described "group of old men...

Vote Bachmann Since She’s Like That Annoying NFL Player Everyone Hates

Here's an interesting sales pitch from some super PAC supporting Michele Bachmann which we will now (pretty closely) paraphrase for you: "Professional football player Tim Tebow is not very smart, he has a problem with accuracy, and his holier-than-thou...