February 19, 2017 | Updated at 10:19 AM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'Binders Full Of Women' Serious Note: Romney & Obama Fighting For Women's Votes

Mitt Romney's debate comment is now stirring controversy over which presidential candidate will win the most votes of women, an area that he and President Barack Obama are reportedly fighting over before the Nov. 6 Election Day

By Shiryn Ghermezian, EnStars on Oct 19, 2012 10:43 AM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
President Barack Obama (L) and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney share a laugh at the end of the first presidential debate in Denver October 3, 2012.
President Barack Obama (L) and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney share a laugh at the end of the first presidential debate in Denver October 3, 2012. (Photo : Reuters)

Mitt Romney's infamous debate remark is now stirring controversy over which presidential candidate will win the most votes of women, an area that he and President Barack Obama are reportedly fighting over before the Nov. 6 Election Day. 

Romney made the remark "binders full of women" while answering a question about gender inequality in the work place and fair play for women in his debate with President Obama on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Immediately after he uttered the words, thousands of jokes and memes were posted on social media sites such as Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook. However, with the storm nearly passing, reports are now showing that the two presidential candidates are fighting hard to win the votes of women, which some polls suggest may end up deciding who will win the election.

In his campaign trail, Romney continuously talked to women about easing their economic challenges while Obama argued that he values their concerns and contributions to society, according to Newsday.

Romney said that his democratic competitor "has failed America's women," while Obama shot back during a speech in Iowa, "I want my daughters paid just like somebody else's sons are paid for the same job. We don't have to collect a bunch of binders to find qualified, talented, driven young women." 

It has been shown in statistics that over decades of presidentail elections, democrats have been able to secure more votes from women than their Republican competitors. However, Romney is trying hard before Nov. 6 to beat Obama in the challenge. 

The report added that in one effort, a new television ad by Romney will be geared toward women and will suggest that Obama takes unnecessarily hard positions on social issues.  

"You know, those ads saying Mitt Romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme, so I looked into it," a woman says in the new ad. "Turns out, Romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. In fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life." 

The final decision of who will win the election might be in the hands of America's women.

© 2017 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

AFI FEST 2015 Presented By Audi Opening Night Gala Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'By The Sea' - Arrivals

Angelina Jolie Still Awfully Furious At Brad Pitt [Report]

Angelina Jolie is reportedly furious still at ex-husband Brad Pitt even if she was all smiling in her first official public appearance after the divorce.

LG V30

LG V30 Specs, Release, Rumors: 6 GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 SoC And Dual Camera, Says Report [Video]

LG will be unveiling a new smartphone at MWC this year and the company has been teasing the G6 for quite some time now. However, reports about the LG V30 says that it will come with a Snapdragon 835 processor and 6GB RAM.

GTA 6

'GTA 6' Release Date: Coming In 2020, Delay Becasue Of ‘Red Dead Redemption 2' Launch [Video]

A new version of the already popular "Grand Theft Auto" series is expected to arrive somewhere around 2020. Rockstar Games opted to announce the release date for "RDR 2" while still keeping mum about the equally anticipated "GTA 6's" release date.

Honda Civic Type R

Honda Civic Type R News: Hot New Car Is All Set To Debut At Geneva Motor Show [Video]

The new Honda Civic Type-R will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the manufacturer has officially announced.

Hyundai Accent

2018 Hyundai Accent: Elantra's Mini-Me Biggest To Date, Five- Door Coming In Canada Only [Video]

Hyundai redesigned the 2018 Accent to bring the subcompact sedan’s styling into line with the brand’s other offerings at the Canadian International Auto Show.

Real Time Analytics