Trump in UK: Pomp and protest as visit stokes culture war

His mother, Mary MacLeod, was born and raised in the village of Tong, on the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis, on Scotland’s wild and beautiful north-western fringe.

A less Trumpian upbringing is hard to imagine. Mary’s pebble-dashed home was modest to say the least, the traditions of the island strictly and austerely Presbyterian.

Lewis is not a place of multiple marriages and glittering golden towers. It owes more to Calvin than to Mammon, more to Wittenberg than to Vegas.

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