In an attempt to prevent further court packing on the Supreme Court by Republicans, liberal groups are now running a campaign begging left-leaning Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire. Liberals are afraid of another Ruth Bader Ginsburg-type situation, where an aging leftist jurist is replaced by a far-right hack. Their concerns are valid, but their tactics are all wrong, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

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