Shell workers in Pennsylvania last week were presented with an option: Either attend Donald Trump’s rally, or don’t get paid for that day. A memo sent to workers has been leaked to the public, showing just how staged these little Trump rallies can be, and the workers were also warned that they weren’t allowed to protest in any way and that they also couldn’t get lunch that day. 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