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Inconvenient truth about Trump's promises

The election of Donald Trump is turning out to be the most sensational scam in U.S. political history. But the victims are not the people who voted against Trump; it is those who voted for him.

There is a reason that the stock market has risen to record levels since the election: a Trump presidency bodes well for the drivers of the market. Tax cuts for the wealthy, lower corporate tax rates, and more deregulation of banks, energy companies, and other big business are a boon to the stock market and those who invest in it. Even Trump's much ballyhooed childcare tax credit will provide a disproportionate benefit to affluent families.

The elites who voted against Trump did so...