Yes, elections do have consequences:
How Many Companies Announced Closings or Layoffs Since Obama Won A Second Term? | TheBlaze.com: "Do elections have consequences? If you have been paying attention to the financial markets, you might think so. Wall Street has had two horrible days since President Obama won a second term.
However, stock prices are not the only thing taking a hit. It appears that the job market is also suffering. In the last 48 hours, the following major corporations have announced layoffs in America (links take you to news stories about the layoffs – with details from the companies):"
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