Is Maggie’s ghost haunting Europe?

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Maggie’s Ghost: What is haunting Europe?

By systemfailure

“A ghost is haunting Europe — the ghost of Communism”, Marx wrote in the Communist Manifesto, in 1847. He couldn’t probably predict, that the ghost above Europe in 2013, would have been totally different.
Thatcher’s dogmatic faith in free market, in minimizing state’s presence, was a basic characteristic of her political perception.
Margaret Thatcher was a characteristic case of a politician, whose fanatic faith in a specific perception, wouldn’t let her see the real picture, what this perception truly represented, and had in store for the future. It is the perfect example, of how the supposed modern perception for the economy and personal freedom, can be combined with conservatism.
Thatcher had a deeper vision of a truly Great Britain with the glory of the past, and believed that this vision could become true, also through the economic power. Falklands’ war, was just an…

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