- Donald Trump was elected president because he spoke to a working class upset with politics as usual, says Ed McCaffery
- McCaffery: So instead of the standard GOP trickle-down plan, why not vastly reduce the number of people who owe tax?
Edward J. McCaffery is Robert C. Packard trustee chair in law and a professor of law, economics and political science at the University of Southern California. He is the author of "Fair Not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Donald Trump was elected president because he spoke to a working class upset with elites, politics as usual, and its own lack of economic progress. Fair enough.