Inspired by the Mitt Romney 'Binders Full of Women' Quip

 - Oct 17, 2012
The second presidential debate was ablaze with talk of female pay equity, among other heated topics, that lead to the Mitt Romney "Binders Full of Women" quip.

For context, the comment was part of the Republican candidate's response to inequalities in the workplace. Mitt Romney told an anecdote on his quest to increase gender diversity as governor of Massachusetts, resulting in an outreach to women's groups who brought forward "binders full of women" qualified for the job.

The Internet and media immediately began to buzz with the meme potential of this hilarious Romney quote. Mitt Romney is no stranger to media frenzies, especially after his most recent "big bird" comment went viral. This compiled list looks how the Republican's political rise has been eventful with parodies and tributes.