BBC to “reluctantly” air song celebrating Thatcher’s death

Thatcher2_2530641bThe British network had faced a dilemma, ahead of its weekly program during which it airs the top songs on the U.K.’s singles chart.

This week, the number-one song is “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead,” from the movie “The Wizard of Oz.”

But it only became number one because of an online campaign by critics of former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died earlier this week at the age of 87.

Her foes were promoting the song as a way to…

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