Michael Wich is the author of the Political Discourse blog. Michael loves politics, and has been involved in politics every since he wrote political opinion pieces for his high school and college newspapers. Michael attended Valley High School in Albuquerque, and the University of New Mexico, graduating with a degree in Creative Writing in May 2001. Michael interned in the congressional district office of former Representative Heather Wilson in 2001, and later, became a congressional staff member in her office in 2002. During his tenure in her office (from September 2002-January 2008), Michael became the office’s military and veterans affairs liaison. Michael worked with many groups and helped many constituents in this position. Michael has started this blog to be able to discuss matters important to him in the world of politics and the Republican Party.