From what I've been hearing our buddies in D.C. had their phones ringing off the hook since they walked into their offices. And the American people didn't want this bailout to pass.
Then I hope they're happy they got their wish. This fantasy that people seem to have that "Wall Street" and "Main Street" are two completely separate, non-intersecting entities is about to bump up against reality.
"Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken