Donald #trump winning the 2016 presidential election was an absolute shock. Polls were wrong, the media was wrong and the general public was wrong. Even Trump's most loyal supporters probably didn't believe that he could win. Yet, the underdog is now the President of the most powerful country in the world.

Why did he win?

Journalists, sociologists, psychologists, politicians -- everyone took a shot at analyzing why Trump had won and even though their conclusions vary, the general consensus is that #Donald Trump won because a) Americans want change and b) he was competing against Hillary Clinton.

Indeed, Trump is the polar opposite of Hillary Clinton.

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She is a sterile, Wall Street-connected bureaucrat with a long history in politics and quite a few scandals behind her. Mr. Trump, on the other hand, is an anti-politician, an anti-establishment candidate. A real estate mogul and an ex-reality TV star. A right wing lunatic to some and America's only hope to others. Undoubtedly a skilled persuader and a man that has shifted a few paradigms by getting into the White House using unconventional means. In fact, everything about Trump is unconventional, except his alleged desire to help the working class and the poor. As a right wing populist, Trump is very dependent on this demographic, but what has he done to help "the people"? How many of his campaign promises has he fulfilled?

What has Trump actually done so far?

In spite of asserting himself as a man of the people, Donald Trump is catering to the rich and wealthy, the 1% of American society.

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Trump's seeking of large tax cuts on high incomes is a clear sign that he has succumbed to the pressure, providing that this wasn't his original plan, and let himself be marionetted by the financial cream of the American society.

It is no secret that Trump considers Obamacare to be a terrible healthcare solution and that he seeks to repeal it. This, however, could hurt the poor more than anyone else. Trump has changed his stances about Obamacare a few times, wanting to leave "the good parts" and then wanting to repeal the entire act completely.

A key component of Donald Trump's spectrum of campaign promises and the common denominator of every element of his rhetoric is "putting America first". This refers to immigration and trade deals, primarily. While Trump's desire to renegotiate trade deals is generally accepted and encouraged by most of the general public (even the left-leaning part of it) we are yet to see how these economic shifts will benefit anyone besides corporations, but they could show to be a step in the right direction. #economy