For the first two and a half years of his administration, Donald Trump claimed that any news that he didn’t like or that wasn’t favorable to him was “fake.” And the public believed it for a long time. But given a look at recent polls, it appears that his claims of “fake news” are falling on deaf ears, and people are waking up to the fact that the President, not the media, is the one being dishonest. 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