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maggie-t001“Ronnie, Ronnie darling is that you….”

It is revealed this morning that former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is in hospital.

And so a scene swims before us as from a Dan Brown novel: the sainted Margaret bolstered upon a sea of pillows in a darkened room, breathing shallowly, slipping quietly away when behold news come hot afoot from her acolytes Cameron and Osborne  of their rolling back government.  Rallying at the last, hopeful of seeing her life’s work fulfilled she hears news from the colonies of the Democrat’s successes in the elections which fills her with crushing despair.

(With thanks to David Hamer for inspiration and text.)

Copyright David Macadam 2012