Faced with a long-term power outage, most will adapt.<quoted text>Yeah, that's why all the fast food restaurants in hurricane, tornado and earthquake stricken areas remain open after the electric service goes away.
Perhaps it's possible that one register would malfunction but then it couldn't be used at all and the transactions would be moved to a different register. If all the registers go down__it's over__the store closes. If the failure is do to a power outage, moot point eh?
Flack's story is total bullshyte, or circa 1970, and you know it.
What about Dana Bash putting the smackdown on lyin azz Michelle Bachmann__there is enough video footage there to assure a sound defeat for Bachmann during her next election cycle.
Major urban centers are obviously a different problem.