The Houston Chronicle didn’t mince words early this week when the editorial board called on Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to drop out of the presidential race and run for Senate against Republican John Cornyn. This is something that scores of people in this country have been saying for months, as Beto could learn more, evolve more, and ultimately help the country more by running for Senate at this time. 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