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Letter to the Editor: Dejoy should resign
Letter To The Editor

From Diana Vance


To the editor:

The new Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, is a logistic executive, but instead of making the Post Offices better, he is making them less effective. Why is he doing that? He is a top GOP donor and has given President Donald Trump $1.2 million so of course he wants Donald Trump to get re-elected.

On order from DeJoy, mailboxes are being ripped from the ground all across the country. He is working to make deliveries late. Overtime has been eliminated. Remember this is an election year. All these changes are extremely ill-timed. Why does he choose now to make the following changes? Has it to do with his loyalty to President Trump?

Anticipating an avalanche of absentee ballots the U.S. Postal Service recently sent letters to 46 states and D.C. warning that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted so this may disqualify people's votes. How dare he not put back the 10% of postal sorting machines? Postal sorting machines sort 36,000 letters a minute so they are essential. Since when do we put him in control of our presidential election? He should also reinstate overtime for employees.

We need to demand that Louis DeJoy resign as Postmaster General. We never saw such a blatant attempt to control our election by the Postal Service as we do now. It is wrong! It is our democracy that is at stake. We must protect it.

This letter is not a criticism of the postal service. It is the most admired organization in the federal government. What it is, is a revelation of what Louis DeJoy has been doing to the post office that will seriously affect the Nov. 3 presidential election. He writes in his own letter to 46 states and the D.C. "that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail ... will arrive in time to be counted." Do you want your ballot laying uncounted on the floor? If not, join the protestors or let your representative know you want Louis DeJoy out of his post.