Corruption is alive and well in the democratic west

Paul Johnston - An Independent for Aberdeenshire Council

Balmedie and Mid Formartine Councillor, Paul Johnston has welcomed the BBC2 screening of the international award winning documentary “You’ve Been Trumped”

The film, which chronicles the events over a year of local residents around Menie near Balmedie in the battle with Donald Trump and Trump International, has won 10 international awards and received accolades from world renown US documentary maker Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11 )   This was despite of the decision not even to be selected for the Edinburgh Film festival as it dealt with issues surrounding the original planning application, including the controversial intervention of the First Minister and local MSP Alex Salmond.

“The film has been shown around the world at Documentary film festivals and in small independent theatres.” said Paul Johnston.  “While it has been seem by thousands at full houses, it will never have received the reach of a major film…

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