Well that statement is not really true . The government used to own many services like the bus service for example - she privatized them all. She was no more a socialist than Reagan was. Plus she had the foresight to keep Britain out of the ERUO , citing that smaller countries will fail under that system which we are seeing today with Greece , Portugal , Spain and a few others.

Mind you that her enemies, if she was in the US they would be;
Far right Conservative Republicans - Tea Party - Fox News branded media.

I heard these comments on the morning radio news.