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Old 11th May 2020, 08:34 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by Bob001 View Post
A detailed account of how the USPS went off the rails. (Hint: Congress helped.)
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/...y-trouble.html
Congress did more than just help!
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Old 11th May 2020, 03:48 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by Bob001 View Post
A detailed account of how the USPS went off the rails. (Hint: Congress helped.)
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/...y-trouble.html
"Went" off the rails implies self agency. "Pushed" off the rails would be more like it.
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Old 13th May 2020, 04:19 PM   #84
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Deputy Postmaster General Ronald Stroman has resigned, apparently forced by Trump. Not only does this leave the board of the USPS without a qorum, but once the new Postmaster General, the first in decades with no experience at the organization, takes office the board will consist of four members with less than two years of experience.
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Stroman also spearheaded strategic outreach for elections and political mail divisions as the use of vote-by-mail has increased over the past five years.
Can you guess why Trump didn't like him?
This article goes a little farther.
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