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Memes mock Romney over 'binders full of women'

Published on Oct 18, 2012 6:21 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Internet exploded with memes on Wednesday mocking Mitt Romney for his "binders full of women" remark at his town-hall debate with President Barack Obama the night before.

"Captain of finance, binder of women," snickered one meme featuring a smiling portrait of the equity-fund tycoon turned politician and Republican White House challenger.

Another meme on a fast-growing Tumblr page ( showed a white binder labelled "All My Wives" - a reference to Mr Romney's Mormon faith which, in the 19th century, preached polygamy.

"Binders full of women? Oh sure, I've got hundreds of them," ran the gag line across a photo of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner standing in a bathrobe amid rows of books in a library.

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