Presidential Candidate Praises Thatcher

Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, has taken to Twitter to praise former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who was born in Lincolnshire.

Mitt Romney tweet praises Margaret Thatcher

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The US is blessed with courageous friends. Happy Birthday to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher - a tower of strength in the cause of liberty.

Writing on Twitter, Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, has praised Margaret Thatcher, who was born in Lincolnshire, as a "tower of strength in the cause of liberty".

Presidential candidate praises Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher
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US presidential candidate Mitt Romney referred to Margaret Thatcher, who was born in Lincolnshire, as a "tower of strength in the cause of liberty" as the former prime minister celebrated her 87th birthday.

Baroness Thatcher marked yesterday's occasion by having lunch at Green's Restaurant and Oyster Bar in London's exclusive St James's district with her son Mark and his wife.

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