On Monday, Donald Trump wondered aloud on Twitter why on earth his administration should be sending any funds to blue states run by Democrats. He claims that these states did a poor job of managing their funds, but that same fact didn’t stop him from bailing out corporations. But there is something more sinister at play here, and Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s really going on.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. 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