Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in a Washington Post article discussing the Postal Service’s preparation for the holiday season. “Last year, for a variety of reasons, we were overwhelmed and were not able to meet the demands of the nation,” said Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. “We are ready, so send us your packages and your mail, and we will deliver timely.”
Steidler was more skeptical. “The good news is this: They got the country through the election and they’ve largely gotten the country through the pandemic,” he said. “But one of the things that enabled it was this degradation of mail service that was highly problematic from November to January last year, that was highly problematic for businesses and consumers. And now it looks like mail service is never again going to be what it was. You’re institutionalizing this mind-set for slower service.”
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