None other than the later British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had grave concerns about Barack Obama’s election and the left turn American politics were taking.
So say the authors of a recently released book about "The Iron Lady."
Although Thatcher never made a public statement about her fears, it was clearly evident of her growing displeasure with the far left turn clearly evident to the authors, former Thatcher aide Niles Gardiner and writer Stephen Thompson, authors of "Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today" told The Daily Caller.
The book, released this month, provides a history of her life as well as her political legacy of cutting through bureaucracy and standing up to "aggressive regimes," according to an Amazon book description.
Gardiner was the more familiar with Thatcher of the two authors. He directs the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation, and was a foreign policy aide to her after she left Downing Street.
Thompson lived in the United Kingdom throughout Thatcher's term in office. And is a published writer living in Washington, DC.
The book describes Thatcher as a huge admirer of Sir Winston Churchill, Britain's Conservative prime minister during World War II and from 1951 to 1955. They also say she was a great leader because she built "a clear set of conservative beliefs and principles which she led by with tremendous physical and political courage."
Thatcher always distrusted liberals. Last April, shortly after the late prime minister’s death, Senate Democrats came under fire for blocking a resolution honoring the long-time friend of the United States.
Many in Washington found it a petty move.
President Obama declined an invitation to attend Thatcher’s funeral citing a “busy week from the aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombing.”
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