As we reported, President Obama couldn’t be bothered to send a single representative of his administration to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral. Many viewed the snub as evidence of Obama’s disregard not only for the Iron Lady, but also for the Special Relationship.

Today, MEP Daniel Hannan, a great admirer of Lady Thatcher, registered his own disappointment with a not-so-subtle subtweet:


We were there in spirit, sir, even though our leader couldn’t show the same courtesy.