He makes valid points, though nihilistic, I can agree with him on several of them.
Indeed, the US Presidential election is a sort of quadrennial Olympics for con men. The odds of of a randomly selected untrained amateur winning the Olympic 500m race are poor when hundreds or thousands of professionals train for years for the event. The probability of a decent human being winning the White House when competing against hordes of amoral grifters whose skills are honed to a razors edge by years of competition are even lower.
I believe something has to change I am just not sure what to replace it with.
Update: Link to article added. I plead temporary senility.