On Wednesday’s episode of Comedy Central’s anti-business show, Corporate, “The Long Meeting,” Hampton Deville Board of Directors member Bill Hathaway (Fred Willard) announces, “So that concludes the story of how I got laid by Margaret Thatcher. Great at sex but...terrible at politics.”
Bill: So that concludes the story of how I got laid by Margaret Thatcher. Great at sex but...terrible at politics.
While liberal TV writers can pass off these types of attacks as jokes, I imagine that a writer would never dare to make the same jab at, say, Hillary Clinton. But conservatives are always fair game. Margaret Thatcher is a particularly common target of liberals, despite her successful record as the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom.
It's unfortunate to see this double standard persist that society owes respect to all women, but only if they hold the right political views.