Civility? Britain’s left parties over Thatcher’s death

Civility? Britain’s left parties over Thatcher’s death

Baroness Thatcher’s death unleashed a wave of vitriol and hatred from the Left.

The first of several planned ‘Thatcher death parties’ across the country began last night with more than 200 revellers gathering in Brixton, south London.

They danced the conga, drank champagne and chanted: ‘Maggie, Maggie, Maggie – Dead, Dead, Dead.’

Banners were held stating ‘Rejoice Thatcher is dead’ by drunken crowds, many of whom were too young to remember her as prime minister.

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Similar disgraceful scenes were witnessed in Glasgow and further ‘parties’ were planned in Bristol, Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester.

Eighties Trotskyist firebrand Derek Hatton, a sworn political enemy of Mrs Thatcher from his days as deputy leader of Liverpool City Council, sent one particularly vile message.

He tweeted: ‘The issue isn’t about whether she is now dead, I regret for the sake of millions of people that she was ever born.’

 

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