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memes of the 2012 campaign

Binders, Bayonets, and Big Bird

These jokes that came out of the 2012 presidential debates were brought to you by the letter B. There was Mitt Romney’s Big Bird, who would be out of a job under his administration, and his story about being handed “binders full of women” when putting together his Massachusetts cabinet. Obama made the trifecta with his line at the final debate that our military is far beyond mere “horses and bayonets.”

(Image courtesy bindersfullofwomen.tumblr.com)

The memes of the 2012 campaign

From Bronco Bama to doggie sunglasses, these videos, one-liners and photos were everywhere. --By Phoebe Connelly and Dylan Stableford