HUFFINGTON POST
06/24/2016 07:51 am ET Updated Jun 25, 2016

Angry Scots Troll Donald Trump Over Brexit Gaffe

The Donald got his facts wrong. Again.
Donald Trump's inaccurate tweet about how Scotland voted in the EU referendum has sparked a furious backlash during his visit
Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters
Donald Trump's inaccurate tweet about how Scotland voted in the EU referendum has sparked a furious backlash during his visit to Britain.

Donald Trump is not getting the warm Scottish welcome he was hoping for.

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee arrived in Scotland on Friday to officially open his new Trump Turnberry golf resort. Protesters greeted him with golf balls emblazoned with Swastikas -- a symbol synonymous with Nazi Germany -- at the opening of the course.

Trump also faced a backlash after tweeting that people in Scotland were "going wild" following the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union.

Many Scots are angry at his tweet because most actually voted to remain inside the EU.

All 32 council areas and a total 62 percent of Scots backed the UK to remain in the EU, according to the BBC. It was in contrast to the U.K. as a whole, which voted 52 percent to 48 percent for "leave."

Dozens of Twitter users branded Trump a "moron," "weapons-grade plum" and "idiot" -- including British pop star Lily Allen, TV presenter Sue Perkins and comedian Peter Serafinowicz.

Even a Scottish lawmaker replied in a bid to educate the real estate magnate:

The referendum result has prompted U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to resign, and it appears as if Scotland may now seek to remain in the European Union itself -- but by splitting from the United Kingdom.

"Scotland has delivered a strong, unequivocal vote to remain in the EU, and I welcome that endorsement of our European status," said Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. She added that a second independence referendum for her nation was now "highly likely."

Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liarrampant xenophoberacistmisogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.

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