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Here’s Donald Trump’s anti-wind farm ad that was just banned in the UK for being misleading  

Credit:  Jim Edwards | Business Insider | April 24, 2013 | www.businessinsider.com ~~

The British Advertising Standards Authority has banned an ad created by Donald Trump’s Scottish golf course criticizing wind farms.

Trump built a high-end links in Balmedie, Scotland, and fears that the arrival of wind turbines nearby will spoil the view.

So he took out this ad, which uses a photo of California, not Scotland, and suggests that Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond sympathizes with the Libyan terrorists who brought down a Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in 1988:

trump-wind-ad

The ASA ruled that the Lockerbie reference was OK but the claim that tourism would suffer was unsubstantiated, and the ad must never run again.

(The ASA “bans” a lot of ads in the UK, often for frivolous reasons.)

Source:  Jim Edwards | Business Insider | April 24, 2013 | www.businessinsider.com

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