New Postmaster General and long-time Trump psychophant Louis DeJoy ordered USPS employees to leave mail behind at the processing centers. DeJoy said that the service needed to cut costs and so to get the carriers out on the road, even if their bags and trucks were not full.
Tomorrow, it seems, is another day.
The goal clearly seems to be multi-fold: 1) To make the public have less faith in the USPS and B) to prepare for those mail-in ballots to be late for counting in the 2020 Goat Rodeo.
Oh, here’s an update: After I sent both my senators a letter asking for them to support the USPS, I got a form letter from Sen. Patty Murray via… email. Sen. Maria Cantwell never replied. Murray’s form letter remarkably did not include the words Postal Service.
(I’m sure that Scissorheads will weigh-in on schemes to privatize USPS, but I don’t see how this is part of that. )