Sarah Palin’s silence in the wake of the tragedy in Arizona has been deafening. Mike Papantonio and Ed Schultz discuss the many reasons why Sarah Palin has retreated from the public eye, instead of coming out and apologizing for her violent rhetoric.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced