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Billionaires' club need not translate to good leadership

Mr Trump has chosen a group of super-wealthy persons to serve as top officials in his administration, and they are being inducted on a scale without precedent.

The presidential surveys have made a dire forecast that a Trump presidency may not be successful because American businesspersons rarely make good presidents.

PRESIDENT-elect Donald Trump has assembled the richest cabinet in American presidential history. Yet, influential studies show that neither vast personal wealth nor a glowing career in business is sufficient for good political leadership.

Mr Trump has chosen a group of super-wealthy...

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