The far left Palin-hating cranks at The Guardian reported last week that aides to Margaret Thatcher told them, “Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin… That would be belittling for Margaret – Sarah Palin is nuts.”
We all knew this did not sound like something Lady Thatcher would say.
It looks like we were right.
This past weekend I posted a response from the Margaret Thatcher Foundation to these incredible accusations.
On Monday The Telegraph weighed in…
Nile Gardiner at The Telegraph reported:
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I have spoken to Lady Thatcher’s Private Office regarding the story, and they confirm that the attack on Sarah Palin definitely did not come from her office, and in no way reflects her views. As a former aide to Margaret Thatcher myself, I can attest that this kind of thinking is entirely alien to her, and that such remarks would never be made by her office. She has always warmly welcomed like-minded figures in the United States, and has in the past met with numerous US presidential candidates and political dignitaries when they have visited London. But at the age of 85 she is now able to receive very few visitors at all.
There was never any snub of Sarah Palin by Lady Thatcher’s office. However, there has been a great deal of mischief-making and unpleasantness in a vain and futile attempt to use Margaret Thatcher’s name to smear a major US politician.