During Mark Zuckerberg’s questioning and testimony on Capitol Hill this week, Republican Senator Ted Cruz decided to shift the focus from the acquisition of personal data of American citizens to the alleged Facebook censorship of conservative voices on Facebook. Not only is Cruz’s perception of what’s happening completely wrong, there are far bigger issues that Zuckerberg needs to answer for than a few conservative talkers being penalized. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

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