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Oscar-Winner MP Glenda Jackson Rips Thatcher in Parliament (VIDEO)

Oscar-Winner MP Glenda Jackson Rips Thatcher in Parliament (VIDEO)

Meryl Streep won her second Best Actress Oscar playing Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.” And April 10 another two-time Oscar winner, Labour MP Glenda Jackson (“Women in Love,” “A Touch of Class”) delivered a powerful anti-Thatcher diatribe in the House of Commons, holding firm against the loud protests of her more conservative colleagues.

I was moved by this forthright speech, which demonstrates yet again the force of personality and spirit required to hold your own in the British Parliament.

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