come_to_think (come_to_think) wrote,
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Prissy Maggie

From an article in the New York Review of Books:

In 1984, Thatcher watched TV footage of Kohn and Mitterrand visiting the site of the bloody World War I battle of Verdun.  The two men stood together, gazing at the field, holding hands, symbolically reconciling France and Germany.  "Wasn't it moving, she was privately asked afterwards?  'No, it was not,' she answered.  'Two grown men holding hands!' "

I can think of an appropriate reply to that remark, but it is not one that might be made to a lady.
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