British Thatcher fans mistake satirical song for tribute


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After the death of British Conservative ex-Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher, a rapid rise up the British charts of the 74-years-old song “Ding Dong! The witch is dead”, from the musical The wizard of Oz, was one of the signs that many people in Britain strongly disliked the late Lady Thatcher and her policies.

Conservative British politicians wanted to counter this musical dislike by putting a song in praise of their heroine high into the music charts.

Well.. err … WAS the song which they chose for this really in praise of Margaret Thatcher?

It is this song.

It says about itself:

NOTSENSIBLES – I’m in Love with Margaret Thatcher b/w Little Boxes, Garry Bushell‘s Band of the week.

Classic two-fingered salute to Margaret Thatcher courtesy of Burnley’s NOTSENSIBLES. Lots of scarce Notsensibles pictures.

Metro daily in Britain writes:

The irony of the campaign is…

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