In attempt to help distance themselves from the GOP, more and more conservatives are labeling themselves as “Libertarians.” The only problem, as Thom Hartmann points out on The Big Picture, is that these conservatives have absolutely no clue what it means to be a “Libertarian.” Take a look:

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