What Would Benjamin Franklin Say About the Post Office Today?

Benjamin Franklin was appointed Postmaster General on July 26, 1775 by the Continental Congress.

On July 26, 2011 Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe announced the possible closure of thousands of U.S. post offices, including the Benjamin Franklin Post Office, which was opened on the 200th anniversary of when Benjamin Franklin was appointed Postmaster General, July 26, 1975. This significant Post Office and museum is in Philadelphia in the home of the founding father, Benjamin Franklin.

What would Benjamin Franklin think of the possible closure of his post office? And, why is it on the closure list?

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