Donald Trump loves to tell us that the US is once again “respected” around the globe, but that’s a claim that is easily rebutted with the available facts. According to the latest round of polling, a huge majority of citizens from all over the world say that they have no confidence in the United States anymore, and Trump is the primary reason. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

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