Will rebel vendors defy Whiting's orders and sell cat's-eye glasses?
Will aspiring mayors and other pols ignore her no-politics-in-a-public-street decree and work the crowd?
One hopeful sign that, given enough pressure, Whiting's greedy grip can be loosed: She got so busy defending her "hon" copyright last winter that she let her Twitter account lapse.
"Cafe Hon abandoned this account, so we could swoop in and parody them," writes whoever is tweeting as @cafehon. "Ruh-roh! We are not Cafe Hon: our food is better, and we don't threaten to sue people."
Baltimore is a city that consists solely of trashy fat white women with bad hair and feather boas."