Just because it’s the first time they’ve ever experienced this doesn’t make it new or special.
Every power outage I’ve ever had that lasted more than a day resulted in higher electric bills. That climate control has to reheat a thoroughly cold house, or cool a very hot one. That makes the meter spin.
The squawking and complaining might be a cultural thing but it doesn’t come across very well to those of us who deal with this every year to some extent.
Deal with it, pick up the mess and get on with your lives.
Truthfully, I don’t really care about their problems. They can ask Obama.
we’re talking about properties with STILL-DEAD power, chum.
The New Yorkers deal with power outages more than anyone I’ve ever seen.
There are tens of millions (10,000,000+) people affected and how many complaints have you heard? The folks in Breezy Point? They lost their entire village to a fire (the whole village - the only thing left standing was a statue of the BVMary) and the only thing I’ve seen of them is from the inside of St. Thomas More Church listening to the words of their pastor.
Long Island Newsday came out in favor of Romney (first time in an extremely long time endorsing a GOPer).
We are mad at them for voting Dem, but let’s give them credit for self reliance.