The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

Thatcher's Victory

Politics  Economics 

  • Two myths were: 1) society has a deep-seated prejudice against women & 2) elections are won by a party that espouses the middle ground.
  • People voted for hope that the economy would get better
  • A democratic government can earn the respect of its people by governing for the long term.