Gas rationing, shortage fray nerves in NYC - Article Photos 16/48

Vladimir Repnin, 63, emerges from his powerless home with snow shovel in hand and a cigarette, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, in New Dorp Beach, in the Staten Island borough of New York. Reflecting his isolation from the outside world he asked; “Who won? Obama?” (AP Photo/Tom Hays)