Thatcher the Leninist

Screen Shot 2016-04-14 at 17.59.15Where bureaucracies are set targets by a government, writes Dalrymple, the result is

organised lying…Thatcher ignored the lessons of the Soviet Union and became something of a Leninist….[She] instituted the régime of legalised corruption under which we…live, and which…Blair expanded with…low cunning….[Blair] saw it as an opportunity to create a…nomenklatura….Thanks to…Thatcher’s faith in managerialism, private looting of the public purse takes place on a scale not seen since the 18th century.

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