So what is the fix? Putting all electrical lines underground and in metal pipe?
Physically and economically nearly impossible.
All I am saying is, if this problem is what it seems (not that this is certain, but it seems to be potentially big) America is being completely irresponsible not paying attention to such a very large issue.
We need to bring back American industry, and there are a whole lot of things to worry about. But this goes beyond those other things.
America as a whole appears to be at (significant) risk.
All I am saying is, we need to pay attention to this.
Have a stock of the Transformers on hand. It takes a very long time to build and supply the critical transformers. Not the little dudes on the pole outside your house.