Following the inevitable resignation of Securities and Exchange Commission Harvey Pitt on ironically, election night, the regulator finds itself a rudderless arm devoid of direction and rife with partisan intramural squabbling.

And if that’s not enough, a recent survey ranked the SEC dead last among 21 government agencies in terms of public trust.

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