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Margaret Thatcher has died, according to Carla Bruni

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    Well that Twitter account is clearly not official.

    Personally...I despise what Thatcher did to Scotland and places like Liverpool.

    I don't plan on celebrating if this is true - she was an awful women IMO but she was not Hitler or Pol Pot.
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    Weird.
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    Has all her horcruxes been destroyed?
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    Is this **** actually true?
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    They're now saying it's a hoax.
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    (Original post by Mr Dangermouse)
    Urgh. I was hoping she could hold off till I hit uni. That would be an awesome party.
    If this is true I am tempted to head to Glasgow...bet it will be buzzing!
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    (Original post by Carecup)
    Ding dong the witch is dead.
    Did someone pour water on her then? I mean Iron Ladies rust right?
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    (Original post by Manitude)
    How do you feel about celebrating the (potential) death of an elderly woman with dementia?

    Regardless of how unpopular she was when she was in office over 20 years ago, the death of a person is nothing to celebrate.
    Agreed, most definitely.
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    is that even her real twitter account?
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    Someone quote me if this is true.
    why
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    i didn't agree with her all policies but at least Thatcher was a strong decisive leader who drove the country forward even if everyone did not agree with her. She provided strength and leadership when the country was in a complete mess. If only one of today's tory's lib dems and labour were half as good we may have some form of effective leadership.
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    BBC are breaking that Thatcher is dead is indeed a hoax
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    (Original post by Cyanohydrin)
    If this is true I am tempted to head to Glasgow...bet it will be buzzing!
    Hoax.


    Maybe it happens during freshers.
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    (Original post by internet tough guy)
    is that even her real twitter account?
    No, this is I think... http://twitter.com/#!/mmesarkozy
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    (Original post by dongonaeatu)
    why
    Thanks for that (!)

    So I know if it's true or just a stupid hoax.
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    I don't think it's true, sorry to burst the bubble. That Twitter account isn't official - it's not even been verified. A quick Google search for "Carla Bruni official Twitter" reveals this, and it also has the blue verification tick.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    I hope this is not true, she was truly a visionary leader who took the UK from the shackles of socialism and trade union militancy and took the UK down a far better path.
    How old are you? 21, 22? You would not have lived through the Thatcher years. Had you done so, your views on Thatcher would probably not be the same as they are here now.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    I hope this is not true, she was truly a visionary leader who took the UK from the shackles of socialism and trade union militancy and took the UK down a far better path.
    I understand what you're saying but she'll have to die some day, even if today is not that day.
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    CNN has spoken to the Thatcher official spokesperson, she is alive and well. Rumours incorrect
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    (Original post by Manitude)
    How do you feel about celebrating the (potential) death of an elderly woman with dementia?

    Regardless of how unpopular she was when she was in office over 20 years ago, the death of a person is nothing to celebrate.
    did you say that when Saddam was hung Not comparing the two but merely making the point that sometimes the death of a person is something to celebrate
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