Ellie Light = Winston Steward, AKA Winston44 that Contacted the Left Coast Rebel, Case Closed?

by the Left Coast Rebel

I've been blogging for almost a year now. The Ellie Light thing (that I played a role in) was my biggest affair so far. I am humbled by the professionalism and expertise of Pat of Patterico's Pontifications. Likewise with Dan Riehl. Pat kept the eye on the Ellie Light prize and runs a clean, concise little kitty - he's been doing it for 7 years now and it shows. Good news, he works full time too so who knows where LCR will be in 7x the time.

Like I said, Pat has been digging still on the Ellie Light case and has come to what I think is the final conclusion in the Ellie Light affair - Ellie Light is a KOS kiddie (as Pat calls him) named Winston Steward. Winston Steward is the same Winston44 that contacted LCR thinking that I was a lib pajama blogger type (likely the Left in Left Coast Rebel). Anyway, readers meet Winston Steward, aka Winston44, aka Ellie Light (ain't he a peach?):

Now all of this from Pat is actually the due diligence as well of the Cleveland Plain Dealer (again) :

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.

“I am Winston Steward and have been sending the letters from Ellie Light,” he told The Plain Dealer in an e-mail late Tuesday, following a phone interview in which he said the same. “I hope this ends any confusion and sets the record straight.”

And Pat has the connection that Dan and I dug up on Winston Steward as well, specifically his connection to Adam Segal of the 2050 Group. I will ask that you read the rest of the details at Patterico's Pontifications as well as the original source from the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Case closed (maybe), for now.


  1. You a "lib pajama blogger type"?

    Nah. But if I had to call you on what pj's you wear I would say they are of a red white blue motif with LCR written on them (Hey...marketing idea?). Ha!

    I think it's strange that a man would choose to pose as (hide behind) his wife to write letters espousing a liberal p.o.v. out of fear of reprisal. What world has he been living in the past two years? Lemme guess: WoW.

  2. Looks like the poster child for libtards.

  3. I think the Libs are trying to come up with their own mysterious hero designed in the image of John Galt. Who is John Galt? A kick-a@@ conservative. Who is Ellie Light? A libtard (thanks Bungalow Bill).

  4. More accurate label for "lib pajama blogger type" in this instance would be "LIAR" or DECEIVER.


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