Usually, when a public figure dies, even their staunchest enemies briefly suspend hostilities in respect for the dead.
But with Margaret Thatcher that was never going to be the case. She was loathed by too many, for too long.
For some, the wounds left by Thatcher’s Britain are still raw.
By mid-afternoon on the day of Lady Thatcher’s death, the editor of the London Daily Telegraph announced he had closed comments on every Thatcher story.
Even our address to email tributes is filled with abuse, he said — via redwolf.newsvine.com