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Trump lashes out at Salmond over Aberdeen windfarm

March 13 2012

Trump lashes out at Salmond over Aberdeen windfarm
Vituperative developer Donald Trump has lashed out at his former friend, Alex Salmond, describing the First Minister as “Mad Alex” over his support for an offshore windfarm.

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, a partnership between Vattenfall Wind Power, Technip and Aberdeen renewable Energy Group, plan to erect 11 turbines off the coast of Aberdeen; within sight of Trump’s Menie golf resort - currently on hiatus.

Trump is apoplectic at this prospect, viewing it as destroying the chief reason he chose to build his course at Menie – the views.

In a letter to the FM Trump wrote: “Do you want to be known for centuries to come as ‘Mad Alex – the man who destroyed Scotland?’

“Remember what I said – if you pursue this craziness, Scotland will go broke and forever lose whatever chance you currently have of making Scotland independent.”

Marine Scotland will decide on whether to allow the application to proceed later in the year.
Windfarm critics claim the technology is inefficient, unsightly and unreliable
Windfarm critics claim the technology is inefficient, unsightly and unreliable


#1 Posted by boab on 13 Mar 2012 at 11:39 AM
im no fan of "Mad Alex" but he should really tell this nutter to take a run and "trump"
Free Scot
#2 Posted by Free Scot on 13 Mar 2012 at 12:17 PM
It's pejorative to describe Trump as Salmond's "former friend" what are you basing that on? As First Minister of Scotland Alec Salmond will meet with potential investors while promoting Scotland's interests. Clearly the relationship was far more one sided than Trump imagined and the press slavishly portrayed. The man is clearly a loony but how much fuss was there over big TONY meeting Gaddafi et al or do the Brit Nat press only mind when it is Scotland's interests that are promoted?
#3 Posted by Markss on 13 Mar 2012 at 14:11 PM
There will be hell toupée if Alex doesn't scrap the wind farms...
Jimbob Tanktop
#4 Posted by Jimbob Tanktop on 13 Mar 2012 at 17:38 PM
I can understand why Ra Doanald doesn't like windfarms. I mean, one sudden gust...
#5 Posted by KeBo on 14 Mar 2012 at 11:54 AM
Funniest thing I've read all day.
#6 Posted by z on 14 Mar 2012 at 13:17 PM
markss, thank you so much for that.. cracked me up
Neale Smith
#7 Posted by Neale Smith on 16 Mar 2012 at 21:18 PM
The guys a joke, everyone knows it, just wish he'd leave Scotland alone, he has no 'real' links with this country or interest in what's good, only in lining his already rich pockets at our expense! Scotland already has some of the finest golf courses in the world, we don't need this buffoon or ludicrous come over!! GTF!

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