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Not Delivering Mail on Saturdays: Racist?

February 10, 2013


The Postal Service has announced that it will no longer deliver mail on Saturdays. According to Rep. Elijah Cummings, this decision would disproportionally hurt minority groups.

Why, you ask?

“You’re talking about just this reduction … from six days to five days will cut anywhere from 25,000 to 30,000 employees.”

And? Where does the magic word (minority groups) fit into this?

“So it’s logical to believe if they were to lose that 30,000 jobs, easily 40 percent of them would be African-Americans, Hispanics, and Asian-Americans.”

So what is disproportional about that? If minorities make up 40% of the workforce, wouldn’t it be completely proportional that 40% of those who (unfortunately) lose their job would be minorities. If not that, what would be proportional, Rep. Cummings?

Would it be more proportional if only 20% of those about to lose their job were minorities?


Maybe stop sending white people mail altogether?

“Eep, minorty, the minority.. minority groups… race… racial minority… eep… bloop…


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