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

Published October 17, 2012 2:06PM (EDT)


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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By Prachi Gupta

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

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