Forget iPads and PCs, when it comes to writing letters, Rep. Jim SensenbrennerFrank (Jim) James SensenbrennerClock ticking down on NSA surveillance powers It's time to end big government spying on American citizens Dalai Lama worried US becoming more ‘selfish, nationalist’ 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:

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.