Margaret thatcher has her place in world as well as british history her very name is used to denote a way of thinking: thatcherism she herself was not an original thinker, and on her resignation the editor of the daily telegraph described thatcherism as a powerful collection of beliefs about the capacities of human beings. Margaret thatcher had a particularly consistent and clear political philosophy with a deep conviction that the country had been run the wrong way unemployment and the decline of the coal mining industry as legacies of thatcher's government, my view is that these were inevitable and could have been. In my opinion, her single worst failing was an inability to listen to her advisors and then to acknowledge and act upon the advice towards the end of her period in office, i don't think she paid any attention to anyone who offered constructive cr. Labour had abandoned its core voters, the working class and the trade unions thus it could be viewed that the reason for the election victories was labours weakness rather than the conservative's strength another important reason was the additional weakening of labour during the 1983 and 1987 elections, while this is a.
For thatcher, as for hayek, the great intellectual error of the 20th century was the belief that the state could improve on the spontaneous efforts of individuals what others saw as the state's role in elevating the condition of the people, she saw as the insidious road to serfdom it is easy to see why this. Outsiders, including britain's margaret thatcher she was certainly a social outsider sh almost certainly a psychological outsider not least, she chose to operate politically as an ou her career points to both the strengths and the weaknesses of the role of the outsider as poli leader the figure of the outsider is, of course,. Margaret thatcher, who has died following a stroke, was one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century her legacy had her firm belief that deeply held convictions should never be compromised by consensus was her great strength and, at the same time, her greatest weakness for many.
Margaret thatcher is famously said to have slept for four hours a night for the iron lady four hours was a badge of almost superhuman strength to admit needing sleep was a sign of weakness: after the christmas or summer party you' d make sure you stayed the latest and came in a little earlier than. Benjamin disraeli, margaret thatcher's 19th-century predecessor as prime minister and leader of the conservative party, hinted that he preferred biographies to history books on the grounds that biography is “life without theory” at the risk of provoking unrest among any surviving members of the primrose.
London — the late prime minister margaret thatcher was advised in 1985 to try to soften her image as the public thought she was hectoring, strident and bossy, newly released historic documents show her chief press secretary, bernard ingham, laid out her strengths and weaknesses in a five-page. Her strengths, as often as not, derived from her opponents' weaknesses, divisions or downright cravenness yet, there is no denying thatcher's leadership qualities and this obituary will pay close attention to the factors that made thatcher the most successful politician in the post-war period — in the spirit. No country is worth much if it is not prepared to defend itself the world is becoming an ever more dangerous place to live in we all want peace and security but the right answer to soviet russia's greatly increased strength is not greatly increased british weakness neither the west nor this country can safeguard itself by.
Unfortunately, though, the iron lady, the movie, is more interested in weakness than strength by focusing on baroness thatcher's dementia and her regrets, the film creates a sympathetic character who flatters the audience by being just like one of us there's thatcher the widow sorting through her late. Thatcher 'the negotiator' – when a strength can also be a weakness thatcher- negotiation-negotiator-howe margaret thatcher if there is a criticism of baroness thatcher it would be that she seemed to bring the same uncompromising approach to every negotiation the same steely resolve which was. Of no british, of no international leader is it more true than of mrs thatcher that their signal political strength is their signal political weakness having re-won the falklands by the straightforwardness of her approach, she will lose the political benefits of her victory, at home and abroad in the early days of the.
With britain's tories back in power—and a biopic starring meryl streep on its way —the career of margaret thatcher is newly resonant in 1976, three years before she became prime minister, the red army newspaper red star reported on a tough speech she had made about the weakness of nato's defenses and. Second term, what does the balance appear to be between those strengths and those weaknesses margaret thatcher is a person who arouses strong feelings, within her own party and in other parties, among the general public, not least among her own cabinet colleagues precisely for this reason, dispassionate accounts.
Margaret thatcher is a great hisorical person who formed the uk you are in now communism waits for weakness, it leaves strength alone there is a widespread feeling in the country that the conservative party has not defended these ideals explicitly and toughly enough, so that britain is set on a course towards. Yet some such willingness to negotiate is surely necessary at the heart of most management or team relationships — it is indeed essential to their survival margaret's most important weakness — the flip side of her strength — was the extent to which she was ready to test such relationships to destruction.
Source: thatcher archive: speaking text the argument is over and we are established as full partners, accepting the comradeship of our fellow europeans do something they want without insisting on something in return, the soviets do not regard it as a kindness to be reciprocated, but as a weakness to be exploited. (a strange neologism of the 1940s) 'dickensian' is used as a short-hand expression to describe conditions of squalor and want in mrs thatcher's lexicon one of mrs thatcher's strengths, and not the least of the reasons why however benevolently intended, a confession of weakness conservative. Receiving the nickname “the iron lady” from a young journalist (meant as a derogatory term, but used to her advantage), thatcher was resolute in her beliefs this proved to be both a strength and a weakness, and one that led to the end of her political reign inflexibility is a potential recipe for disaster.