David Brooks introduces readers today to Washington's new power class, the Ward Three staffers, policy wonks and TARP overseers who are currently keeping the economy in intensive care and controlling the pursestrings of Wall Street banks.

This is the gang setting the rules for largesse in the age of Obama and don't have any patience when executives complain their salaries have dipped below the $5 million mark. What do Big Thinkers want to see Ward Three-ers establish as the new rules of play in the nationalized economy? Send your ideas to zachary@bigthink.com