The Anonymous Widower

Should We Have A Margaret Thatcher Square?

The Standard reported last night that Madrid has named a square after Margaret Thatcher and that there are calls to do the same in London.

We definitely should not, but then we don’t generally name squares, roads or buildings after politicians. Tastes change and one person’s hero may one day be some other person’s ogre.

Or as in the case of Jimmy Saville, there may be the darkest of secrets. The problems of erasing his memory are described here.

 

September 16, 2014 - Posted by | World | ,

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