While many clueless young people around the world were asking “Who is Margaret Thatcher?,” One Direction pop star Harry Styles was thankfully not one them.

His fans, alas, are another story.

https://twitter.com/CounteractMag/status/321253299175182336

https://twitter.com/KCUoM/status/321264826615738368

https://twitter.com/BradleyTFoster/status/321252773125574656

Then there were the 1D’ers who can’t tolerate a pop star showing decency to a great world leader. In response to his civil condolences, they’ve unfollowed or threatened to unfollow him.

Sheesh.