The Public Interest

What Thatcher Wrought

Irwin M. Stelzer

Spring 1992

FEW POLITICIANS have an impact so great as to lend their name to an "ism." Margaret Thatcher is one such. Winner of three general elections and the prime minister with the longest record of continuous service in this century--only Lord Liverpool, in office from 1812 to 1827, outdid her--she deserves her "ism."

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