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Democrats find their issue,
in a binder

Orange County Register [CA], by Mark Steyn

Original Article

Posted By:supersid, 10/19/2012 5:28:26 PM

So the other morning a reader emails me a picture of a handful of women demonstrating outside the headquarters of the Ohio Republican Party – in what we expert analysts round about this point in the quadrennial election cycle like to call the critical battleground of the Buckeye State. The women each wore two giant pieces of cardboard, front and back. Ah, I thought, a timely protest. These activists understand that, with Obama’s flatline economy drifting inexorably to a $20 trillion federal debt, we’ll soon be living in cardboard shacks

While republicans bring up trivial issues such as Lybia, national debt, obamacare etc., democrats debate substantive topics such as big bird and binders.


Reply 1 - Posted by: KingBubo, 10/19/2012 5:31:27 PM     (No. 8946547)

What did Mitt do wrong, besides speak a little awkwardly. His language usage was not optimal. What he did was solve a problem and hire women after actively recruiting them!

The campaign needs to get one of these women in an ad.

Reply 2 - Posted by: Nashman, 10/19/2012 5:32:00 PM     (No. 8946549)

This is going to change no one's mind. They are playing to the Kool-Aid drinkers. People in this country are fed up with this kind of petty crap. I hope they keep it up. It shows how out of ideas they are.




Reply 3 - Posted by: slickbgone, 10/19/2012 5:36:01 PM     (No. 8946559)

The mind reels. Really. There are no words.

Reply 4 - Posted by: CEP, 10/19/2012 5:42:15 PM     (No. 8946573)

And women are going to decide this election and this is what they do? Really not a lot of thinking going on with these airheads. I'm a woman and they embarrass me with their stupid, childish antics.

Reply 5 - Posted by: HotRodLincoln, 10/19/2012 5:44:53 PM     (No. 8946579)

#1 he did get these women in an ad the next day after the debate. It was very impressive too. Bing it.

Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/19/2012 5:47:51 PM     (No. 8946585)

I have paid attention to presidential campaigns, going back to FDR, and there has never been such a trivial issues campaign to sink as low as mr barack.
He and axelcrud and plouffer, are embarrassments to the political process.
dog on the roof of the car didn't work. cutting a kid's hair in h.s. didn't work. big bird didn't work. big house with elevator for cars didn't work. And binders didn't work - in fact, it is disappearing from sight quickly, because women are disgusted by it.
mr barack, he ain't got nuffin left, other than racism suggestions if you vote against him, and the mormon religion.
bye bye burock.

Reply 7 - Posted by: wordstress, 10/19/2012 5:55:18 PM     (No. 8946591)

I am an educated woman and I cannot even begin to understand this so-called issue. Ridiculous.




Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/19/2012 6:01:31 PM     (No. 8946605)

Steyn's in classic form here. "Leave it to Binder". OMG... too funny.

The ironic (and sad) thing is that the Presidential Daily Briefing is always delivered in ... a binder. If only Obummer had bothered to open it more often.

Reply 9 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 10/19/2012 6:03:38 PM     (No. 8946609)

Mark is on the "mark" as usual. Tongue in cheek. Gotta love Mark Steyn. Okay, here's the issue for those who didn't read the article or haven't heard about Mitt's "gaff". It seems that Big Bird is using a binder to line his cage and Bert and Ernie are upset that their names aren't in it. Cookie Monster is angry because he thought it was a recipe binder of cookie recipes. And Mr. Snuffleuupagus is extremely disappointed that his picture wasn't on the cover of the binder. Oscar the Grouch is disappointed that he wasn't asked to me a debate moderator.

Reply 10 - Posted by: noddy, 10/19/2012 6:04:56 PM     (No. 8946612)

Those who really don't understand what is meant here have obviously never worked in an office where things are physically filed in files, manila folders, file drawers ... and binders, among other things. Quint needed a bigger boat, and Obama needs a bigger issue.

Reply 11 - Posted by: EQKimball, 10/19/2012 6:05:00 PM     (No. 8946613)

People without a sense of humor should not try to do comedy. If this were a movie, the audience would demand its money back.

Reply 12 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/19/2012 6:17:10 PM     (No. 8946632)

Hillary Clinton. Janet Reno. Donna Shalala. Carol Browner. Madeleine Albright. Valerie Jarrett. Janet Napolitano. Kathleen Sibelius. Lisa Jackson.

Et. al.

Use the binders. They could not have produced worse results.




Reply 13 - Posted by: pinger, 10/19/2012 6:24:02 PM     (No. 8946638)

If you're scared and desperate....talk about office supplies. Makes a lot of sense to me. You'll notice that about 99% of the stump time of O and B is spent demonizing the competition. When's the last time O talked about his wonderful Obamacare? His great investments in green energy? His zero net job growth in three and half years? He doesn't want to remind his sheep how much of a failure he's been.

Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena, 10/19/2012 6:25:04 PM     (No. 8946642)

57 states, corpseman, Michelle and I in the objective case--good thing Obama never misspeaks.

Reply 15 - Posted by: krause, 10/19/2012 6:26:07 PM     (No. 8946645)

These binders full of women's resumes, are the 2-ring or 3-ring bad, or are all binders bad?

Reply 16 - Posted by: Namma, 10/19/2012 6:27:18 PM     (No. 8946649)

this is one of the most stupid things I have heard come out of the democrats...We used binders at work. put written info into the binder and that little binder hung on two little rods that were placed alongside the binder drawer...and the binder had tabs so we could identify what was in the binder....

Reply 17 - Posted by: snowcloud, 10/19/2012 6:29:14 PM     (No. 8946653)

Vaginas and Binders and Big Bird! That's all they got???? LOL




Reply 18 - Posted by: Martha Howe, 10/19/2012 6:37:18 PM     (No. 8946672)

Google Binders.....it has a few meanings.

Mitt was talking about those file folders...

and the viral Dems are thinking of the other.

Reply 19 - Posted by: Golden, 10/19/2012 6:41:09 PM     (No. 8946678)

These people twist themselves into pretzels trying to find a problem. Get used to hearing President Romney folks..

Reply 20 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/19/2012 6:51:45 PM     (No. 8946697)

Steyn is hilarious!! "wolf whistle", "...why do you think they call them Manila folders?", "keep your Averys off my ovaries" LOL! What a classic!

Reply 21 - Posted by: Hazymac, 10/19/2012 6:55:06 PM     (No. 8946702)

My stitches just popped, and I need a binder. My thanks to the good doctor OP for posting this wonderful Steyn column. Got some suture thread, doc? My sawdust is piling up on the floor next to my desk. Help!

Reply 22 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/19/2012 7:23:55 PM     (No. 8946730)

Mitt is at 300 electoral votes right now. He is going to run away with more than 330 on Election Day. Nothing these America hating Left Libtards do or wish is going to change that!



Reply 23 - Posted by: OhMy, 10/19/2012 7:53:47 PM     (No. 8946771)

The binder furor is emblematic of the triviality and desperation of the Obama Campaign. Steyn says this better than anybody!

Reply 24 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/19/2012 8:04:55 PM     (No. 8946791)

Don't be messin' with beverages or sharp things when you read this one, folks...

Reply 25 - Posted by: Quigley, 10/19/2012 9:43:18 PM     (No. 8946919)

I am constantly flabbergasted by the memes which the dim party will attempt to spin up in the media echo chamber.

This has got to be the lamest.

Dim women must be stupid if they are voting for bajax based on this.

Is this the jump the shark moment for these lame brains?

Reply 26 - Posted by: NYbob, 10/20/2012 12:46:46 AM     (No. 8947118)

If reporters were professionals one of them would find the 'leader' of these tools and put a camera in her face and ask her why they are demonstrating at Republican headquarters when it is the Obama administration that pays women less than men?

Reply 27 - Posted by: AppleAnnie, 10/20/2012 8:33:01 AM     (No. 8947495)

Stupid me. I thought Obama and the snarky DU types were talking about binders that women use to flatten their chests. That meaning seems more applicable to adolescent giggles than loose leaf binders. I just never got the joke.

Reply 28 - Posted by: Lcomstaff10, 10/21/2012 3:17:03 PM     (No. 8950595)

Prev. posted under different headline

Reply 29 - Posted by: supersid, 10/21/2012 3:21:53 PM     (No. 8950610)

No this is the original posting, the other one is the later posting.

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