Mail boxes all in a row in rural California. (Photo: Ant Clausen)
More and more of them are flooding your mailbox. They are usually bright, colorful, and nonsensical. Political mailers. What else? It’s the season, after all. Even in the age of texting and twitter, old-fashioned paper still has its charm for campaign strategists, especially in-down ballot races where a shotgun approach is not useful.
Imagine asking your insurance company to email you your policy renewal forms and finding out that your insurer can only send it to you by regular mail. The digital age enables consumers to do most of their personal business online like paying your mortgage or bills, shopping, checking in for a flight. You name it,