J. Lester Feder
J. Lester Feder is a contributor to BuzzFeed and has written about everything from music to religion for outlets including The New Republic, Salon, and The Nation. While a reporter for Politico, he covered the Obama administration, Congress, and the Supreme Court during the battle over health reform. Before becoming a journalist, he earned a PhD from UCLA with a dissertation on country music and the conservative movement. He plays guitar and banjo and lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
You can also find his works at: buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder