Forget iPads and PCs, when it comes to writing letters, Rep. Jim SensenbrennerJames SensenbrennerA guide to the committees: House House group seeks alternatives on encryption fight Congress should learn from states on civil asset forfeiture MORE likes to keep his communication mode pretty retro.
The Wisconsin Republican prefers typing messages on a gray, vintage-looking typewriter. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) revealed his colleague’s typing tendencies in a tweet Thursday:
Just had a meeting with Rep. Sensenbrenner. He was typing a letter. This is how he does it. Seriously. pic.twitter.com/pBgUyjg221— Paul Ryan (@PRyan) April 9, 2014
We hear 70-year-old Sensenbrenner, a member of the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology committee, does his letter writing on an IBM Selectric II. The machine was first introduced in 1971.