You're not the only one pretending to understand the ramifications of Thursday's nationwide referendum in the UK. As the votes came in, revealing that Great Britain would leave the European Union, Donald Trump— who is in Scotland to "reopen a golf resort he owns"—congratulated the Scots for taking "their country back."
There's one problem with this: Scotland voted overwhelmingly against the exit. 62% voted "remain," while just 38% voted to leave. In contrast, the UK in general voted 48% to remain and 52% to leave.
So, whether Donald Trump saw a group of Scottish people "going wild" the same way he saw "thousands and thousands of people... cheering" in New Jersey on 9/11, is unclear. But plenty of angry Scots, English, and people from around the world replied to his claim on Friday. Here's Lily Allen, English musician and sister of the ever-evolving Theon Greyjoy:
Here's Sue Perkins, actress and writer.
And Matt Small, a journalist at the Associated Press.
How about Joan McAlpine, a member of Scottish Parliament?
Other, not-verified persons on Twitter were also furious.
It's an emotional day for everyone in the UK. Certainly, they're glad to have the steady, calming presence of Donald Trump in their midst.