Fox's Mike Huckabee says concerns about the Postal Service are a distraction, likening it to COVID-19

Huckabee: “The Democrats are looking for something to distract ... It was Russia, it was COVID, now their latest thing is it's the Post Office”

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Citation From the August 17, 2020, edition of Fox News' Outnumbered Overtime

MIKE HUCKABEE (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Let's be real clear, the Democrats are looking for something to distract, and this is their latest version of it. It was Russia, you know, it was COVID, now their latest thing is it's the Post Office.

Here's a fact: in 2016, the Postal Service inspector general announced that there was 12,000 boxes that were being gotten rid of. Why? Because there was nobody dropping mail in them. This happened before Donald Trump was president. You didn't hear anybody ripping their shirts completely off because there were some post boxes that didn't happen. The president's made it very clear that he is fine with absentee balloting and people mailing in their votes, but not just sending out millions of votes, you have no idea where they're going, and if you think that this all works out beautifully, go to the Post Office on any given day when people are picking up their mail, and see how many pieces of unclaimed mail is dropped in the wastebasket.

So that's what I think people need to understand. It's not that the president or any Republican is against absentee balloting. But it's got to be fair.