Last night, things got heated as President Obama and Mitt Romney took the stage and came under fire from “undecided” voters' questions. Taxes, immigration, gun control… it was all there. But one topic in particular made the internet explode to “Big Bird” proportions — and once again it came from the Mitten's mouth.
When asked about what he would do to bridge the economic gap between the sexes, as “72 percent of females are making less than their male counterparts,” Romney noted it was an “important topic.” Then he also noted how when he was governor of Massachusetts, he went on a mission to find more women to work in his cabinet:
“I went to a number of women's groups and said, ‘Can you help us find folks?'” said Romney. “And they brought us whole binders full of women!”
Oof. Binders full of women? Come on, Mitt. You're just asking for it.
Don't worry, the internet did it's duty and created the Tumblr “Binders Full of Women,” our new favorite way to procrastinate for fifteen minutes.
Here at the IFB office, we've realized that sometimes it's just better to laugh than to be insulted. Here's a few of our favorites: