The Iron Lady

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    Hated? Speak for yourself.
     
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    Margaret Thatcher had her flaws and critics as well as fans.
     
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    I'm glad they showed Margaret Thatcher as a sympathetic character. She rose to the occasion of the times by showing strength in tests Britain faced on her watch. Others have done such things and been mercilessly pilloried for it. It's just nice to see a strong person get shown some recognition now and then, that's all.
     
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    I didn't care for her politics but I can see that she was a decent human being and a skilled leader.

    She was strong.
     
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    I thought the movie devoted way too much time to her descent into dementia and not enough time on her principled accomplishments in the face of rabid political opposition.
     

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