Brick stands for many things: my favorite character in Anchorman, that awesome movie with the guy who plays Robin, and a kilo of drugs. And while many high-flying politicians are working their way through some bricks of the white right now, I'm sure, there's another brick they should be keeping an eye on.
Yes, there's the BRIC, the collection of massive growing national markets. Just say it near an exec at GM or VW and they'll start sweating profusely, wondering how they can repackage a twenty-year-old Suzuki as a brand new city car. In a moment of traffic chaos in China, PhilaDLJ pointed out another reason why we at Jalopnik are always looking at the BRIC.