There are 4,495 colleges and universities in the US. By our count, they reckoned there were at least 4,495 commencement speakers more suitable than your editor. Not one asked us to give the graduation address. That was probably a good decision on their part. Nevertheless, we prepared an address we would have delivered had we been asked. Today, we share with you the speech we prepared in advance… Class of 2014: You and your families have paid tens of thousands… or hundreds of thousands… of dollars so that you can take your places in the modern economy.