The electoral college is back on people’s minds this week, after Fox News decided to attack AOC over her call to abolish it. But here’s the thing – there isn’t a single intelligent argument to be made in favor of keeping this system in place. All of the talking points that right wingers, and even some centrists, use on the issue can be quickly and easily debunked. 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