The Money Quote
" ... Many consumers, he said, were simply afraid to make big commitments while uncertainty hung like a haze over the economy. “We need to let the middle class catch the rabbit,” he said. “Tell them they can go to work 50 hours a week, go to the beach and send their kids to the college and they’ll just keep chasing the rabbit ... "
~ David McKinney, operations manager, at Young Ford, a car dealership in Charlotte, N.C.