Letters to the Editor

Ads get through, why not ballots?

There has been a lot of talk about mail-in ballots and the Post Office’s ability to get them delivered on time. This strikes me as highly hypocritical on the part of politicians. Every day in the mail I get five or six pieces urging me to vote for specific politicians. It seems to me that the politicians are not worried about the advertising getting through. On the other hand, if the Post Office can deliver 20-30 pieces of political advertising each week to every address, they shouldn’t have a problem delivering one ballot per person by Election Day. If the politicians are truly worried about the ballots getting through then they should stop sending so much junk mail. That should free up significant time at the Post Office.

Patrick DePalma

Cedar Rapids

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