Conservative talker Joe Walsh has announced that he is officially running against Donald Trump in the GOP primary, possibly clearing the way for other Republicans to join in with a primary challenge. The entire effort is completely fruitless, but there could still be some good that comes out of Walsh’s campaign. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains why we should embrace the challengers, but not with any financial support.

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