First Reagan, now Thatcher

WaPo has the goods:

The daughter of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher said Britain’s “Iron Lady” is suffering from dementia, the family’s first public confirmation of what has been widely rumored in Britain for several years.

Thatcher’s condition has deteriorated so much that she forgets that her husband, Denis Thatcher, died in 2003, her daughter said in a memoir that is to be published next month and was serialized over the weekend in the Mail on Sunday newspaper.

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