Clearly the only explanation for Jeb Bush's almost effortless stroll to the Republican nomination is the pernicious stranglehold of big money in politics.
Oh, wait. Mr. Bush is in the low single digits in most national polls, despite his campaign and his super PAC raising more than $100 million.
Perhaps that's only because Donald Trump, the billionaire populist, is buying the nomination with his dragon's hoard of gold? Well, no. Mr. Trump has spent less than any other major candidate.
But surely Hillary Clinton, with her close ties to Wall Street, her husband's storied hobnobbing with the global 0.001 percent, not to mention her vast Rolodex of Clinton Inc. supporters...