Thatcher is dead, the media seem to be only praising her memory. Their job is to report the news.
To many she was a disaster, communities she didn't believe in we're devastated. Manufacturing industry has not recovered. She was a powerful leader who shook up the establishment, but lets not forget the problems she caused. Including today's economic depression, she started the deregulation of financial services that led to casino capitalism. The social housing stock sold off under her was never replaced so many thousands people are in ever increasing queues for a decent place to live.
Live blog of comments in her legacy here:
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