Charles Moore's 'Margaret Thatcher' Is A Softer Iron Lady The author was handpicked by Margaret Thatcher to write her authorized biography. Though he clearly admires Thatcher, reviewer Annalisa Quinn says that the book is no hagiography — it is staggeringly thorough, and the storytelling is vivid and interesting.
June 20, 2013 - NPR
Ben Affleck in Newsweek In referencing the financial bailout, Affleck says: "Newsweek, I feel like, is basically culpable for the first [$350 billion]. They did like this hagiography on Paulson. Did you read that?"
Gregory Campbell in BBC News Democratic Unionist Party MP Gregory Campbell said: "Bobby Sands and the other hunger strikers were criminals, not idealistic young revolutionaries. Senior IRA criminals are not deserving of the hagiography that Channel 4 seems to be dispensing."