Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women”

The definitive slideshow: From Beyonce to Bill Clinton to John Cusack, Mitt's quest for qualified women made a meme

Topics: Women's Rights, 2012 Presidential Debates, War on women, Feminism, Republican Party, Mitt Romney, Binders Full of Women, ,

A highlight of last night’s town hall debate (at least for women) was when GOP hopeful Mitt Romney answered voter Katherine Fenton’s question about women inequalities in the workplace. Romney’s response had nothing to do with women’s inequalities, but everything to do with his bizarre quest to find “qualified women” for his campaign, which apparently was so difficult that he had to collect “binders full” of those things called “women.”

And thus, a meme was born:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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