According to the latest polls, almost half of Donald Trump’s voters believe that it is ok for people to physically assault members of the press, just like newly-elected Republican Representative Greg Gianforte did the evening before his election. The press is protected by the Constitution, but the 1st Amendment is apparently the only one that Republicans don’t care about. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins talks about this topic.

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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