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After a Brutal Year, the Post Office’s Sexy New Truck Is Selling Us a Story

The new fleet of electric vehicles paints a brighter future where the post office actually still exists

The new US Postal Service truck
Photo illustration, source: USPS

Object of the Week is a column exploring the objects a culture obsesses over and what that reveals about us.




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