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Tue Jun 21, 2016, 03:53 PM Jun 2016

Ahead of tRump visit to Scotland, neighbors of his golf course erect Mexican flags in solidarity

Two of Donald Trump’s keenest critics in Scotland have hoisted Mexican flags next to his Aberdeenshire golf course to show “solidarity” with the Mexican people during his visit later this week.

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee flies into Scotland on Thursday to officially unveil his lavishly revamped hotel and championship golf course at Turnberry in Aberdeenshire. Trump says he has spent £200m ($293m) refurbishing the resort.

Trump will then fly north to Aberdeenshire on Saturday to visit the far smaller course he opened there in 2012, after winning a bitterly fought battle to bulldoze coastal dunes which were legally protected because of their ecological value and rarity.

Two of his neighbours, David Milne and Michael Forbes – the man Trump once branded a “disgrace” and his home a slum – have erected Mexican flags on their homes in plain view of Trump’s clubhouse and golf course.

“It’s just to show solidarity with the Mexican people,” Milne said, “and everyone else that Trump has derided, insulted and intimidated.”


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Muy Bueno Scotsman! Person 2713 Jun 2016 #1

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