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Understanding Trump the businessman President

Eureka Street |  30 December 2016  |  Economics

TrumpDonald Trump's presidential victory has been greeted by most of the mainstream media with shock and apprehension, which is to be expected given that they were barracking for his opponent. It is worth examining just why the antipathy to Trump has been so great among those used to pulling the levers of power.

The usual reason given is that he is, so it is claimed, a 'sociopathic con artist' and narcissist. 'As opposed to what?' one might ask. As the Clintons have demonstrated with their appalling charitable foundation, there is some pretty steep competition in that area.


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