chapter  5
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The Special Relationship with the USA

In Chapter 1 we noted that, despite being unlikely bedfellows, Thatcher and Costello had a few shared interests. One was an appeal to Christian themes for sources of inspiration and the other was their preoccupation with the USA, even if these common concerns took them in different ideological directions. As a haughty British nationalist, Thatcher could look on fondly to her seeming equivalent in the USA, President Ronald Reagan.