The USPS has been down this road before and found a way to adapt. Postal customers -- pretty much all of us -- deserve better information about what to expect.
Bluster and bloviating won't do the trick. Once the tantrum passes, the federal government needs to get all in or all out of the business.
In order to sustain core services, authority and accountability need to be on the same page. Until that is resolved, the postal service remains in jeopardy.