Republican Presidential Candidate, Mitt Romney has always been internet’s favorite. Whether it’s an attack on Big Bird or talking about policies related to women, Romney always makes it on the top trending list of Twitter. This time too, Romney did not let us down, his viral moment came when he replied to the question posed by Katherine Fenton regarding gender inequality in the workplace.
Responding to the question Mitt Romney mentioned the efforts he has made to incorporate women in his cabinet when he was the governor of Massachusetts. He said, “I went to a number of women's groups and said, 'Can you help us find folks,' and they brought us whole binders full of women.”
Take a look at this video:
In no time,Romney's response not only generated a Twitter account named @Romney_Binders, which attracted over 30,000 followers, but also stimulated an outbreak of ‘women in binders’ related tweets. Here are a few of them.
Mitt Romney still won’t say whether he’d stand up for equal pay, but he did tell us he has “binders full of women.” OFA.BO/LMVWmZ— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 17, 2012
“I don’t always use binders…. But when I do, I like them full of women”#bindersfullofwomen— Big Bird (@BigBirdRomney) October 17, 2012
My dad also had binders full of women in his sock drawer. :( #debates— Jen Statsky (@jenstatsky) October 17, 2012
Just googled "binders full of women". Now I have a computer virus #debates— Bobby Bones (@mrBobbyBones) October 17, 2012
Romney's 5 Point Plan: 1. Binders full of women 2. Chinese finger trap3. Chimichanga deportation 4. Single parent AK47s 5. Rose gardens— Josh Hopkins (@thedayhascome) October 17, 2012
Sadly, my binders are full of clones, not women. #debates— Darth Vader (@darthvader) October 17, 2012
You know who else has binders full of women?Serial killers.— Stephen Blackmoore (@sblackmoore) October 17, 2012
DAMN! Why did I reveal my Binders Full of Women? This great truth of my faith was to remain secrettwitpic.com/b4v7ov— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) October 17, 2012
Facebook also leapt into action with by creating a page named ‘Binders Full Of Women’ that garnered over 32,000 likes by the time the debate ended.
Tumblr account also featured numerous user-submitted memes of his statement.
Check out a few funny ones.
Hugh Hefner’s assumed reaction:
And this is from Beyonce:
Ryan Gosling’s unsaid response:
Hillary Clinton’s and Obama’s chat regarding ‘the Binder’!
And even Ariel, our little mermaid is offended with the idea of using binders in 2012!