GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment at Tuesday night’s debate sparked a firestorm of related memes and trends on the Internet.
The Republican National Committee tried to capture a similar audience with ObamaIsntWorking.com, but for the most part, conservatives have not reacted as aggressively.
Indeed, liberal groups seem to have an edge. And none quite like MoveOn.org. More than 3 million people viewed 35 Facebook posts from the liberal PAC throughout the night, according to a spokesman for the group. One of its most successful posts — a spoof of the signature line from the movie “Dirty Dancing” featuring a picture of Patrick Swayze overlaid with the words “No One Puts Baby in a Binder” — received 21,645 “likes” and 5,143 “shares.”
“It’s a big strategic investment by the AFL-CIO,” said Jeff Hauser, a spokesman for the union. “You’re going to see more and more of this thing, better and faster.” But, he added, “we were really fast on binders and Big Bird.”
Rep. Bill Cassidy has his blood drawn by Alesha Barbour during a free hepatitis screening in the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Congressional Viral Hepatitis Caucus to recognize "National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day."
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