Who said anything about badgering? Oh, YOU did.I simply ask if they take ApplePay yet, and if they say no I use my card. Not all $9 an hour cashiers are brain dead and the word goes up the chain if enough people ask.. You seem mighty presumptuous.
Neither liberals nor conservatives have all the answers. We denigrate third world countries for their backwardness while we reduce alternate political philosophies to football-like rivalries. It's infantile. Learn to listen to others' ideas with an open mind instead of calling each other names.
It's too late now, but when email first emerged it should have been put under the jurisdiction of the USPS. It IS mail after all. Instead of embracing new technology, they saw it as a threat and clung to paper mail.