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Does Sarkozy's 2012 campaign recall Thatcher in 1979?

21 March 2012 |

Does Sarkozy's 2012 campaign recall Thatcher in 1979?

Dr Victoria Honeyman speaks to the International Business Times to discuss the similarities between Sarkozy and Thatcher and their respective campaigns.

Dr Honeyman, a lecturer in British Politics discusses whether Sarkozy's current Presidential campaign is reminiscent of the UK's 1979 election when Margaret Thatcher became the first British female Prime Minister.

In this piece, Victoria covers issues such as illegal immigration and racial conflict, economic fragility and high unemployment.

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