Wednesday, 9 November 2016

In The News - US Election: The Scottish Perspective

Scottish regional newspapers reported on the US election in their own peculiar way. This is a mixture of blasé detachment with a tenuous Scottish connection.

The Buchan Observer runs a story under the heading " Aberdeenshire business owner wins presidential election", referring to Donald Trump's ownership of a golf resort in the north east.

A driver from the heavy rough? The Donald goes for it.

The Falkirk Herald reports that "Falkirk plays its role in historic US election". Emily Porter, a Chicago student working as an intern for a local politician, mailed her vote from one of the town's post offices.

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