On Friday’s episode of Real Time, host Bill Maher blasted the spin that Republicans put on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ remarks during last week’s debate. When Sanders says something reasonable, the Republicans hear something outlandish and untrue.


Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. 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