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President Likely Wrong About Amazon Hurting USPS

Challenging the president’s half-baked position that Amazon is bad for the United States Postal Service, a body of evidence suggests that the opposite is true. While the postal service has experienced a steady decline in the amount of mail it ships, “its business of package shipping, including Amazon orders,” is booming, The New York Times reports. Indeed, the USPS shipped 5.7 billion packages, last year, which was up from 3.3 billion in 2008.

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