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Sen. Ossoff destroys DeJoy over failing to read and respond (Original Post) spooky3 Apr 16 OP
This message was self-deleted by its author Think. Again. Apr 16 #1
Love Senator Ossoff, Quondi's Boo. sheshe2 Apr 16 #2
Years ago I worked for a federal agency. When a letter from a Senator spooky3 Apr 16 #3
It could be any of the reasons you just stated. sheshe2 Apr 17 #4
Together with unmitigated contempt. vanlassie Apr 17 #5
This sheshe2 Apr 17 #7
The way he speaks PlutosHeart Apr 17 #13
It's also very possible that the letter never arrived, which would be damning. dawg Apr 17 #39
Yes--when my mother's agency got a "Congressional"..... lastlib Apr 17 #11
i second this . AllaN01Bear Apr 17 #16
Months prior to the 2020 election agingdem Apr 17 #22
Ossoff is excellent. Nicely done nt ramen Apr 17 #6
He probly HASN'T received it yet--- lastlib Apr 17 #8
That's been my experience in North Carolina. BComplex Apr 17 #28
DeJoy.doesn't.care vapor2 Apr 17 #9
He'd better care about his budget, which the Senate partially controls. Nt spooky3 Apr 17 #10
"Letters come in all the time"???? lostnfound Apr 17 #12
DeJoy: LETTERS come in all the time. (I ignore them all) Captain Zero Apr 17 #26
THERE is waste, fraud, and abuse in government. lastlib Apr 17 #30
A shocking response indeed malaise Apr 17 #32
love him! ecstatic Apr 17 #14
Mine too. He and Senator Warnock represent the best of Georgia brer cat Apr 17 #27
owned by boss. AllaN01Bear Apr 17 #15
Mahalo, Spooky & Sen Ossoff! Cha Apr 17 #17
Hi Cha! spooky3 Apr 17 #23
Aloha, Spooky! Cha Apr 17 #24
Every time I've seen moniss Apr 17 #18
My Senator - I love this guy!! 💙 crickets Apr 17 #19
I cand imagine.. I remember when he Cha Apr 17 #25
WOW! That was a thing of beauty! OSSOFF on the job! Thank you, Senator! liberalla Apr 17 #20
We used to call those letters moniss Apr 17 #21
Too bad our representatives don't treat letters from constituents the same way. MichMan Apr 17 #29
Amen nt. moniss Apr 17 #33
To be fair, they gets lots of constituent letters whereas spooky3 Apr 17 #34
Ossoff's letter was the Senator acting on behalf of his constituents Prairie Gates Apr 17 #38
I stand corrected. MichMan Apr 17 #40
That was the OP who said that ("destroyed") Prairie Gates Apr 17 #41
Wow! malaise Apr 17 #31
Arrogance and incompetence are a terrible combination--and spooky3 Apr 17 #35
... progressoid Apr 17 #36
Ossoff impressive Prairie Gates Apr 17 #37

Response to spooky3 (Original post)

sheshe2

(84,585 posts)
2. Love Senator Ossoff, Quondi's Boo.
Tue Apr 16, 2024, 11:38 PM
Apr 16

He was amazing there. He destroyed DeJoy.

And for the record, President Biden cannot fire Dejoy only the board can do that.

The Trump donor whom Biden can’t fire is running the U.S. Postal Service directly into the ground—just what everyone warned about when he was confirmed during the pandemic

https://fortune.com/2024/04/10/usps-dejoy-price-hikes-customer-dissatisfaction/

spooky3

(34,715 posts)
3. Years ago I worked for a federal agency. When a letter from a Senator
Tue Apr 16, 2024, 11:53 PM
Apr 16

Or Rep came in, heaven and earth moved to respond immediately. I would bet that’s the experience of most others in that situation. The idea that DeJoy either deliberately ignored the letter or is so incompetent that he didn’t have a procedure in place to call his attention to this letter and take appropriate action is outrageous.

sheshe2

(84,585 posts)
4. It could be any of the reasons you just stated.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 12:13 AM
Apr 17

However I am going with incompetent and no procedure in place. He is a trumper after all.

PlutosHeart

(1,370 posts)
13. The way he speaks
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 12:41 AM
Apr 17

gives me the impression of a very ignorant person. But then again he was put there to dismantle because he certainly is not capable of good planning or thinking.

dawg

(10,634 posts)
39. It's also very possible that the letter never arrived, which would be damning.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 02:02 PM
Apr 17

I live in Georgia, and I've had mail take a month to get to me from a town 12 miles away.

lastlib

(23,667 posts)
11. Yes--when my mother's agency got a "Congressional".....
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 12:36 AM
Apr 17

tires started squealing, rubber started peeling--they. MOVED. to respond. It takes DeJoy's level of cosmic incompetence to fail to respond. Heads ought to roll over that failure--starting with deJoy's!

agingdem

(7,960 posts)
22. Months prior to the 2020 election
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 02:15 AM
Apr 17

Trump knew he was going to lose the election so he and his enablers devised a plan to "fix" the election in Trump's favor...Trump ominously warned his rally imbeciles the only way he could lose the election is if Joe Biden's rigged the votes...Bill Barr questioned the validity of mail-in ballots and Louis DeJoy slowed the mail, removing mailboxes and trashing sorting machines...DeJoy is Trump's guy...

BComplex

(8,290 posts)
28. That's been my experience in North Carolina.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 04:27 AM
Apr 17

One letter with a wrong address was returned to me after 8 months!!! My daughter to this day has not gotten her Valentine's card I sent this year. A friend sent a letter from Colorado in early March that has not gotten here. This has become a mess everywhere, and the prices for mail have gone sky high.

lostnfound

(16,255 posts)
12. "Letters come in all the time"????
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 12:39 AM
Apr 17

Did Dejoy REALLY SAY THAT?? To a US Senator??
OMFG.

Here’s a phrase bonehead. “The respect due to the office”.

Captain Zero

(7,026 posts)
26. DeJoy: LETTERS come in all the time. (I ignore them all)
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 03:39 AM
Apr 17

That is what he seems to imply, is it not?

How much does DeJoy get paid?
$313,180 in 2022. per google.

Total Compensation package by general estimates is $428,000 per annum.

lastlib

(23,667 posts)
30. THERE is waste, fraud, and abuse in government.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 07:57 AM
Apr 17

They should give him a dollar a year UNTIL he gets the mess cleaned up.

Or better yet, just FIRE his ass now!

moniss

(4,280 posts)
18. Every time I've seen
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 01:38 AM
Apr 17

DeJoy and he's asked any tough questions he goes into that familiar corporate big-shot condescending mode where he sort of snorts a laugh and then tries to deflect or just straight out fails. I've lived a long time and worked high on the hog and low and these kinds make me want to puke because every one of them I ever had exposure to was piss-poor at doing their job and only had their abilities at office politics and being a snake to keep them afloat. Worthless scum.

liberalla

(9,378 posts)
20. WOW! That was a thing of beauty! OSSOFF on the job! Thank you, Senator!
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 01:40 AM
Apr 17

DeJoy sounds like an incompetent goof!

moniss

(4,280 posts)
21. We used to call those letters
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 01:46 AM
Apr 17

"red tag" letters because every secretary and assistant was under strict orders that if you got a letter from an elected official or a regulator you were to immediately drop anything you are doing and make a copy of the letter and walk the original and the copy to your boss wherever in the building they were and it didn't matter if you had to barge into a meeting to hand it to them. You were to treat those letters like the place was on fire. So the staff referred to it as "red tagging" something incoming.

spooky3

(34,715 posts)
34. To be fair, they gets lots of constituent letters whereas
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 09:46 AM
Apr 17

Agencies etc get very few Congressional inquiries.

Prairie Gates

(1,273 posts)
38. Ossoff's letter was the Senator acting on behalf of his constituents
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 01:56 PM
Apr 17

in response to incompetent leadership of a federal agency affecting their lives.

Like, what do you think happens when a representative or Senator receives a complaint letter from a constitutent? They group them together and act on them like Ossoff is doing here. Weird to call out our Reps on a video of one of them doing exactly what he should be doing. I mean, did you get to the part where he discusses the distress felt by the people of Georgia as a result of DeJoy's abysmal incompetence?

MichMan

(12,133 posts)
40. I stand corrected.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 03:53 PM
Apr 17

DeJoy was destroyed by Sen. Ossoff. When is his replacement taking over?

I only contacted my representative once, and got a reply from a staffer thanking me for my concerns.

Prairie Gates

(1,273 posts)
41. That was the OP who said that ("destroyed")
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 04:03 PM
Apr 17

Not me. It also has zero to do with the post I responded to.

Point stands: It's extremely weird for you to call out the Democratic Senator for doing exactly what you say does not happen (reps being responsive to constituent concerns).

Prairie Gates

(1,273 posts)
37. Ossoff impressive
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 01:51 PM
Apr 17

Well, lots of people send letters!

Oh yeah, are a lot of them US Senators sitting on your funding committee you absolute malignant dunce?

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