Stephen Stromberg is a Post editorial writer. He specializes in domestic policy, including energy, the environment, legal affairs and public health. He first joined the Post editorial page in 2006, before he spent 2007 and 2008 covering the presidential election and the Great Recession for The Economist. Stromberg rejoined The Post opinions section in 2009 as deputy opinions editor for digital before moving back into full-time editorial writing. He also wrote for Salon.com during the 2004 presidential election, and before that for the Los Angeles Times editorial column.