"Binders full of women" struck such a chord with the Internet after Mitt Romney said it during last night's debate, because it's just a really weird thing to say. It conjures up the mental image of a man sifting through the pages of a homemade catalog of females, as though he's lady-shopping. It's kind of creepy, and maybe you couldn't put your finger on exactly why. But maybe it's because before this, "binders full of women" already had some association with creepiness, and like Romney, with Mormonism.
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