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The U.S. Postal Service is facing record demand because of COVID-19 and the upcoming election. Does it have the funds to rise to the occasion?

USA TODAY

An attack on the U.S. Postal Service is an attack on America’s small businesses.

While media attention on cuts made to the agency by President Donald Trump-appointee Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has focused on potential effects on the upcoming election, it’s important to note the effect these reductions will have on the health of our country’s small businesses.

Small businesses overwhelmingly depend on the Postal Service for their shipping, and in a world of online shopping, intensified by the pandemic, the USPS is even more important for small businesses. Indeed, many small businesses would go out of business if it weren’t