'I'm Ellie Light,' California man says: Obama letter writer talks

WASHINGTON (THE PLAIN DEALER) — Ellie Light, the ubiquitous letter writer whose name appeared in newspapers nationwide praising President Barack Obama, appears to really be a male health care worker from California.

A man who identified himself as Winston Steward, 51, of Frazier Park, Calif., says he made up the name “Ellie Light” to protect himself from criticism and possible physical attacks, and used fake addresses across the country to get local newspapers to publish his letters.

via ‘I’m Ellie Light,’ California man says: Obama letter writer talks | OPEN: Ohio Politics – cleveland.com.

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