Thatcherism

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Thatcherism

(ˈθætʃəˌrɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the policies of monetarism, privatization, and self-help promoted by Margaret Thatcher
Thatcherite n, adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thatcherism - (England) the political policy of Margaret Thatcher
policy - a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

Thatcherism

[ˈθætʃərɪzəm] Nthatcherismo m

Thatcherism

[ˈθætʃərɪzəm] nthatchérisme m

Thatcherism

nThatcherismus m

Thatcherism

[ˈθætʃəˌrɪzm] nthatcherismo
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It never occurred to Thatcherites that the Left would be back in power one day, grateful for unaccountable power handed to them by a confused, weak and disoriented Conservative government, all the weaker because the Government and all its enemies believed the administration to be strong.
DAVID Cameron has denied being a Thatcherite - despite arguing in an interview that: "We are all Thatcherites now".
The second sense of Sir Williams' remark was echoed by Prime Minister David Cameron when he said that "we are all Thatcherites now".
Hence David Cameron moving the Tory Party to the Left to get elected - Thatcherites are still forever trying to tug him Right though, because, as I say, they just don't get it.
He went on Radio 4's Today programme on the morning of the funeral to say: "We're all Thatcherites now.
ED Miliband has rejected the Prime Minister's claim that "we are all Thatcherites now", but said Durham miners celebrating Lady Thatcher's death need to move on from the last 10 days.
To suggest that Thatcherites are sitting rubbing their hands waiting for cuts and that Cameron is keeping his extremists under wrap is typical left wing nonsense.
Furthermore, in unleashing the power of money, the Thatcherites, for all their moralising, contributed to the moral decay of the West.
I hope that the unions have the guts to tell this bunch of Thatcherites exactly where to go.
Thatcherism remains a dirty word, but Peter Mandelson, one of the architects of New Labour, told the truth in 2001 when he claimed "we are all Thatcherites now".