The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground. —THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1788

Hot Air’s top 40 for 2012: 31-40

Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Every year at this time, we like to look back at our most-read posts and take a trip down Memory Lane.  Which topics got the most traction?  What really burned up the wires?  As one might imagine, the top 40 posts in terms of traffic include a number of election topics, but it wasn’t just the election that kept Hot Air readers riveted in 2012.  We’ll take a look over the next few days at the top 40 most-viewed posts, starting with slots 40-31 today:

#40 – Georgetown co-ed: Please pay for us to have sex … We’re going broke buying birth control -Tina Korbe wrote about the testimony of a Georgetown student who somehow couldn’t figure out how to pay less than $1000 a year for birth control while going to a law school that charges over $46,000 per year in tuition.  The testimony made Sandra Fluke a star, at least for this election cycle. 

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