USPS drops uniform pricing from “mission statement”

One of the US Postal Service’s trademark features has always been that Americans could reliably mail a letter to anyone in the country for a uniform price. In the Age of Trump that guarantee has apparently been tossed aside.

The USPS has released a new “Mission Statement” that omits any mention of uniform pricing.

Previously, the “Mission Statement” had promised that “Everyone living in the United States and its territories has access to postal products and services and pays the same for a First-Class postage stamp regardless of their location.”

Instead, the new statement promises to, among other things, “Deliver a world-class customer experience”.

Whatever that means. …

Source: About the United States Postal Service – Who we are –

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