Celebs endorse #USPSProtests as people snap pics of mail box removals

Celebs endorse #USPSProtests as people snap pics of mail box removals

The pressure to halt Donald Trump’s ongoing campaign against the U.S. Postal Service went into overdrive on Saturday and Sunday.

The string of events that brought us to this point amount to a long story. But the short version is that Trump isn’t a fan of the USPS, probably because he’s deeply unpopular and he knows that widespread mail-in voting (or absentee voting if you prefer – they’re the same thing) during the 2020 election means he’ll probably lose.

So Trump has spent time in recent months casting doubt on election results in November that are expected to lean heavily on mail-in votes. At the same time, the May 2020 appointment of Louis DeJoy to the job of postmaster general has ushered in a variety of changes that have made the day-to-day work of the USPS less efficient and more susceptible to errors. (DeJoy notably has a financial interest in several USPS competitors.) Read more…

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