Cheney: Margaret Thatcher’s political career gives me hope for post-Obama America

Posted by on Apr 09, 2013 at 8:29 am

“She was a rock star,” Cheney said, recalling an award he presented to the former Prime Minister at the Heritage Foundation. “She was somebody that everybody had enormous respect and admiration for.”

Cheney suggested that part of her popularity in the United States was due to the way President Reagan respected the former Prime Minister as their governing conservative philosophy was similar.

Remembering Thatcher’s role in restoring the British economy, Cheney remarked that it gave him hope for the post-Obama era in America.

“Sometimes I think of her when I think of the task that is going to be ahead of us after Obama leaves office,” Cheney said, adding the he believed the president was taking the country in the wrong direction.

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2 Responses to “Cheney: Margaret Thatcher’s political career gives me hope for post-Obama America”

  1. MT Geoff on 9/09/13 at 11:19 am

    Dick Cheney is a favorite target of the “progressives”, of course. In both his autobiography and in this statement on the death of a friend, he shows his real greatness and modesty by praising those with whom he served.

  2. Vic Kelley on 10/10/13 at 7:32 pm

    VP Cheney is right about how America will need to do a lot of work and will need some strong leadership to pick up the pieces after obama leaves.