Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia’s special election shows that the Democratic Party still has a lot to learn about winning elections. They believe that the recent success of MSNBC and CNN somehow means that the public supports the Democrats, when really it just means that those networks are pulling in more ad dollars. The corporate media isn’t going to win us any elections – talking about policy will. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains why the Democrats need to accept this reality or get used to losing.

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