According to new studies, the more the President attacks the legitimate press, the more people turn to “fake news” sources that pander to conspiracy theorists and low information citizens. There are plenty of problems with the corporate-controlled media, but none of the real problems have ever been tackled by the President or his followers, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

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