daylight saving time

Is Daylight Savings Time Irrelevant in 2013?
Is Daylight Savings Time Irrelevant in 2013?
What is the real purpose in 2013 for Daylight Savings Time? I know it adds a bit of daylight to the end of the day rather than having it first thing in the morning. Today with a 24-hour lifestyle, it almost seem irrelevant at least as far as I can see. Locally in Maine, life my be slower, but in bigger cities and places further south with 24/7 grocery stores, round the clock shift work, etc. it al