A newspaper in Scotland issued a scathing editorial on Friday denouncing President Trump a day before his arrival to the nation for the first time as president, calling him “a racist, a serial liar, and either a sexual abuser or someone who falsely brags about being one in the apparent belief that this will impress other men.”
The Scotsman, one of the biggest newspapers in Scotland, issued a full-page editorial torching Trump for defending both the protests — organized by white supremacists — and counterprotests during last year’s violent Charlottesville, Va., rally.
The paper also denounced Trump’s attacks on NFL players protesting during the national anthem as well as his participation in pushing the “birtherism” movement against former President Obama.
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The editorial called out Trump’s attacks on the media, which he often decries as “fake news.”
“But, according to one count by The Washington Post, the president lies an average of 6.5 times a day,” The Scotsman wrote. “The New York Times has also tried to make a definitive list of his numerous falsehoods.”
The Scotsman ripped into British politicians for hiding “their distaste” for Trump while trying to handle Brexit.
“So, as British politicians hide their distaste in an attempt to get a much-needed post-Brexit trade deal, we should all remember what kind of man Trump really is,” the editorial said.