The Postmaster General’s New Attack on the Mail is a Fig Leaf for Privatization

The battle over the future of the Postal Service, which was a focus of American political life last year, is still on.

This plan was pushed out in a hurry as a pre-emptive strike before the Senate could vote to fill the open seats on the Postal Board of Governors with Biden’s nominees—who are apparently all pro-public postal service, pro-democracy, pro-union, and unlikely to support key elements of a plan like this.

It pays lip service to the mission of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), while abandoning that mission to become a corporate competitor in the parcel delivery business. The plan also opens up the postal service to privatization. It is announced as a 10-year plan to try and lock the changes in.

DeJoy has stopped denying that his proposals will result in delaying the mail and in poor service. Now the slower service is a feature, not a bug.


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Yeah let’s keep listening to the unions and Democrats who’ve run the postal service into the ground. They’ve done such a great job.

Let’s ignore someone who’s been a successful business person in the logistics industry and ran companies that actually were profitable.

Only unions & government could f****** a cash cow like the post office

Again, this is NOT a corporation, it is a public service to provide mail service to the American people at a reasonable cost. It’s not designed to make money!!

To save the Postal Service for the American people DeJoy has to go! The Congress needs to take the service back as a full government entity!

Who ever believes that this idiot is trying to save the postal service, I’ve got some ocean front property for sale in Nevada. If this guy told me the sun was shining I would go and look for myself. He wants to privatize it and the only way to do that is to destroy it first. The postal service was never meant to be a private business. It has always been a government provided service for the American people. I’m just glad that I’m retiring soon so I don’t have to listen to these idiots anymore.