The Federal Election Commission recently levied a record-breaking fine against Right to Rise, a Jeb Bush-connected super PAC, for soliciting an illegal contribution from a foreign national.

The fine brought cheers - and self-congratulation - for the FEC, an agency infamous for deadlock, and heartened people on both sides of the aisle who want better enforcement of campaign finance laws.

There's just one catch: Right to Rise came out ahead.

Michael D. Gilbert & Samir Sheth, For Campaign Finance Violators, Crime Pays, Take Care (April 24, 2019).