To be sure, it's been tough for the American people to watch the economy teeter on the brink of collapse. But it's arguably been harder for them to continue to bear the rhetorically cringe-enducing construct of "Main Street v. Wall Street."
Rep. Maxine Waters, the Los Angeles Democrat, made it a little more tolerable on the House floor just now by expanding it a bit. "I could care less about Wall Street," she said of the bailout, before identifying her principal concern as Main Street.
She then added: "And Martin Luther King Drive."