I suppose you happen to think the media are the only ones that have thermometers, right? And, so the power companies base their power consumption on a string of "media" weather reporting data, correct?
Dead WRONG Einstein. Not even a decent conspiracy theory. Not even a half decent comic book story for the Fantastic Four to battle.
The reason you don't see meter readers anymore is because of technology, you know...that stuff they used to make your cell phone and the computer you used to write your post on here. All the reader has to do nowadays is ride by your house and receive the little wireless signal from your meter to his receiver...and BING-A-LING, there's your usage!
Now...if you look really close, you can watch the electrons leak out of your wall sockets when it gets cold. You can put those little plastic plug thingies made for infants in them to stop that.
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