middle-of-the-road

[middle-of-the-road] {adj.} Favoring action halfway between twoopposite movements or ideas; with ideas halfway between two oppositesides; seeing good on both sides.

The men who wrote theConstitution followed a middle-of-the-road plan on whether greaterpower belonged to the United States government or to the separatestates.

Senator Jones favors a middle-of-the-road policy in thelabor-management dispute.