“It’s just asinine to think that you can shut something down or throttle it back in terms of the pandemic when basically the lifeline for voting and democracy is going to be in the hands of the Postal Service,” Manchin told the AP on Wednesday. – Salon

The USPS is not meant to be profitable. It’s designed to ensure that every American has access to mail services regardless of their location. If the organization didn’t exist, for-profit mail services would undoubtedly disproportionately neglect individuals from rural and poor communities.

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