As Democrats regroup and forge ahead with plans to implement components of the Build Back Better legislation killed by Senator Joe Manchin, calls for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to be given billions of taxpayers’ dollars to electrify its fleet are likely to soon reach a fever pitch. Progressives pulled out all the stops to provide USPS with electric vehicle funding in 2021 and will likely double down in 2022. Electric vehicle subsidies for USPS epitomize what is wrong in Washington, D.C. and how proven, time-test financial restraints and guard rails are being eviscerated. Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler discusses this in an Op-Ed in RealClearEnergy here.
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