Lorie Byrd has been a big fan of television and a follower of politics her entire life. She graduated from N.C. State University in 1988 with a B.A. in political science. In April 2004, she became a contributor to Polipundit.com, a political blog, and in 2005 began writing at Townhall.com, where she is currently a weekly columnist. She also writes a monthly column for the Washington, D.C., edition of The Examiner where she is a member of the Blog Board of Contributors. She now blogs at Wizbangblog.com and at LorieByrd.com. Lorie lives with her husband and two daughters in North Carolina.