by Karl Denninger
We are not ready for either the hand of God or the hand of man when it comes to protecting our sensitive electrical power grid. A bad solar flare or an electro-magnetic pulse attack by America’s enemies would result in the death of most of our citizens within five years.
Don’t bet on it, despite the alarmist (and utter nonsense) in the headline.
Let’s break this down because while the scenario has two potential causes (solar flares and terrorism) they are very different things.