Actor Dennis Quaid: A Power Grid Failure Would Make COVID ‘Look Like A Kids’ Show’

  • Quaid, who recently voiced the documentary “Grid Down, Power Up,” suggested that the United States was making a mistake in not doing more to prepare for a potentially catastrophic failure of the power grid.
  • Referencing his own 2004 climate disaster movie, Quaid explained, “There have been several attacks on substations. I heard about one a couple of months ago. This is not ‘Day After Tomorrow’ by the way, this is tomorrow, I think. It could happen.”
  • “Just 30 days without electricity, it would take us back to 1880. You wouldn’t be able to get gas. You wouldn’t be able to get food,” Quaid continued, adding that even law enforcement would be severely limited as police officers were forced to stay home and care for their own families.
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