Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Monday, June 14, 2010 11:17 pm

Possibly the best putdown by anyone not named Dorothy Parker

Filed under: Aiee! Teh stoopid! It burns! — Lex @ 11:17 pm
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The Awl’s Balk on Sarah Palin’s reported desire to meet former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher: “Thatcher, who suffers from dementia, has made no public speeches since she had a series of strokes in 2002, but will probably still be able to dominate the conversation.”

Memo to the would-be prez: Before your people call Thatcher’s people, make sure your people Google her.

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4 Comments

  1. Amazing how far a little looks and a bubbling personality can take you in this country.

    Comment by ngee — Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:49 pm @ 9:49 pm

  2. I wouldn’t know. :-p

    Comment by Lex — Tuesday, June 15, 2010 10:05 pm @ 10:05 pm

  3. Apparently she’s gripped by the delusion that she was the greatest PM since Churchill, a national leader of unparalleled brilliance, etc etc . . .a fantasy shared by much of the present-day Conseravtive Party (& looking at their current leadership, you’d concede that they may have a point).

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/3574787/Lady-Thatcher-is-not-heartless-her-critics-are.html

    Comment by Nick — Tuesday, May 10, 2011 2:41 pm @ 2:41 pm

  4. Damn, half the message consigned to black hole of HTML’s Room 101 . . .

    Comment by Nick — Tuesday, May 10, 2011 2:41 pm @ 2:41 pm


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