As they do every few days at this point, polls have once again flipped and Donald Trump is now back on top of the race for President. But this flip is even more worrisome than those in the past. We are now seeing Donald Trump winning in certain Midwest swing states, but all that would give him is an electoral edge, not a popular vote mandate. This means Trump could once again lose the popular vote but still become president. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

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