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HE SAID WHAT? Debate Meme: ‘Binders Full of Women’ Mario Tama / Getty Images

Debate Meme: ‘Binders Full of Women’

It’s no Big Bird, but it looks like the meme of the Hofstra University debate was Mitt Romney’s comment that women’s groups had brought him “binders full of women” when he sought to find qualified women to hire. The comment went viral: it was the third-most searched phrase on Google, a Tumblr called bindersfullofwomen.tumblr.com had already sprung up, the topic was trending on Twitter, and a Facebook page dedicated to the comment had nearly 200,000 likes.

 

October 17, 2012 6:31 AM