I truly have never represented myself to be the sharpest tool in the shed. I know what I know but there are many things I don't know. However, it seems like it's been a long time since I've seen intense smog in cities in the US. I've seen it so bad in places like Beijing, certain cities in India, where they have zero scrubbers on large smokestacks, etc.
As for chargers in densely populated areas, I guess in places like Colorado where there are a lot of empty spaces to continue to build that's doable. But take a place like NY, the crapola state I live in. There is not really a whole heck of a lot of new apartment bldg going on except ultra expensive sliver bldgs in NYC. There's just no land left to build on.
I was only saying personally if I couldn't charge at home, an EV is a def no go for me. As it stands now, I love my Raptor and wouldn't trade it for any vehicle. My wife's vehicle is a 2021 Cayenne GTS, V8, a beast in sound and power. If I needed a third vehicle, I'd consider maybe a EV Mustang, maybe a Tesla. I'd never take a long trip and have to rely on chargers along highways, etc. Once they have a range equal to my Raptor, approximately 500 miles, then they've hit prime time. I guess the Lucid may be the closest, but that's a rich person's vehicle, not one I could afford.