Steven L. Taylor
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Greg Weeks explains.
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective.
He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog).
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Doug already covered this, and I mentioned this over there, but it’s worth mentioning that Obama has done similar things. The WaPost’s Eli Saslow had reported that the president has said that he’s sent an occasional check to people who have written him letters.