I sometimes recall the words of my high school football coach, who used to lecture ego-bloated players who freely boasted about the scope of their abilities, "Don't tell me, show me."

My former coach, admittedly not the sharpest tool in the drawer (most likely, we speculated, a side effect of playing too many games with a flimsy helmet) probably couldn’t tell you what SEC stood for, let alone explain what the financial watchdog actually does.

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