Today, Res Ipsa passed the 60,000,000 mark in views on the blog. We have used these moments to give thanks for our many regular readers around the world and give you an idea of the current profile of readers on the blog and our readership around the world. As always, I want to offer special thanks for Darren Smith, who has continued to help manage the blog and help out folks who encounter posting problems. I also want to thank Kristin Oren who continues her amazing work proofing posts on a daily basis to remove my embarrassing typos. Finally, I would like to thank our regular readers who alert me to typos or any violations of the civility or copyright policies on the blog.
We have continued to post the highest traffic numbers for each month this year.
So here is our current profile:
As of this morning, we have over 20,690 posts and roughly 1,200,000 comments. We are at roughly 310,000 Twitter followers. We have roughly 6,500 people who signed up for alerts by emails.
In the last month, our ten biggest international sources for readers came from:
1. United States
3. United Kingdom
8. New Zealand
The top five posts in terms of readership in the month were:
- “The 6 justices … Should Never Know Peace Again”: Harvard Instructor Calls for People to “Accost” Justices in Public
- Harvard Poll: 72 Percent Oppose Abortion Beyond 15-Week
- The Parade of Horribles: A Democratic Talking Point on Dobbs is Dangerous Disinformation
- “Star Chamber Comeback”: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Loses Flint Water Cases in Spectacular Fashion
- He Who Must Not Be Heard: YouTube Censors Jan. 6th Committee for Including Video Clip of President Donald Trump
So that’s the update. I cannot thank our regulars enough for their support of the blog. This is an expanding vibrant community and it is a great pleasure to see our community expanding around the world. I particularly appreciate most of our readers remaining civil respectful to others. While we have our trolls and blind partisans, most of those on this blog value passionate but civil discourse. It remains a great honor to serve as the host of such a growing and vibrant community.