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The Real Reason So Many Companies Are Ditching Trump

Corporate America’s sudden change of heart has less to do with politics and more to do with chaos

A big mat with a photograph of United States president Donald Trump
A mat with a photographic print as part of the ‘Jump Trump’ photo installation by artists Thomas Mailaender and Erik Kessels. Photo: Ander Gillenea/AFP/Getty Images

We appear to be living through an unparalleled moment — a turning point, perhaps — in the relationship between business and the political system. The big social media…