Herald bet on wrong horse with postal delivery

The post office delivery of The Herald is working for me. I just received Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday’s papers on Saturday. I imagine my Thursday paper will be in my mailbox Monday, maybe.

Fortunately, I read The Herald online now, so it really doesn’t affect me, but for those who don’t have internet access, only a smart phone, they will be the one’s canceling when the time comes for renewal.

I don’t blame the post office. White House administrations as far back as George W. Bush have put people in charge of the post office who are there to kill it or weaken it. Forcing the post office to fund its pension plan out 75 to 80 years before some of the future pensioners have yet to be born? No private business does this. I can’t help write this in a satirical fashion.

The future for professional journalism doesn’t look good. Maybe we’ll be able to get our (emotional) news from some type of local version of Facebook, Twitter or Tiktok.

Patrick Rainsberger


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