Swashbuckler on the Grandest Stage

By Eugene Robinson - April 8, 2013

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WASHINGTON -- When I met Margaret Thatcher she was out of office, watching with more than a touch of amusement as her successor, John Major, meandered from crisis to disappointment to sticky wicket. Major seemed in thrall to events, not in command of them. Thatcher, who had been ousted by her own Conservative Party, was feeling vindicated. She leaned close to deliver a final verdict on Major: "If...

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