Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene has been involved in controversy after controversy this year, but in spite of that she is averaging more than $1 million a month in fundraising this year. But things aren’t always as they seem, and her popularity might be nothing more than an illusion. She certainly wouldn’t be the first politician to raise huge amounts of money only to fall flat on their face. 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