February 10, 2013 12:00 AM

Congress and USPS: A partnership that no longer works.

Nowhere is the evidence of governmental ineptness more visible than the hoops the United States Postal Service has to jump through. The USPS is described as a quasi-governmental agency, one that is specified in the Constitution, however, in an effort to get out from under chronic budget shortfalls, Congress passed the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act that gives an appointed 11-member board authority to run the system that has the largest fleet of vehicles in the nation.

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