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  •  A cultural rallying point, yes. (3+ / 0-)
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    milkbone, Debby, tommymet

    As an American teenager watching MTV a lot during that period, I must admit that opposition to her, as much as it failed the Labour Party, certainly inspired enough memorable music ("A Town Called Malice", linked above, for one) to fill a decent iTunes playlist; and, later, quality films like Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, High Hopes and Brassed Off (to name the first that come to mind over breakfast).

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