But he then confronted Obama and asked him repeatedly if he had looked at his own pension. He explained that he was surprised to find men occupying cabinet positions and asked his staff if they could find women who were equally qualified for them. Dakshayani Shankar. While Romney thought he got a leg up by accusing Obama of having investments in China and the Cayman Islands, the real winner online was the president.
As 2016's second presidential debate inches closer, we are taking a walk down memory lane to the best, most viral-worthy moments during President Obama and Mitt Romney's second presidential debate in 2012 and the week surrounding that event. By the evening of Oct. Within minutes of his speech, a Tumblr parody was created, bindersfullofwomen became a trending Twitter hashtag and the phrase was the second-highest Google search term during the debate. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
Politics U. Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The "Al Smith Dinner" quickly became a trending hashtag on Twitter and many users said Romney "roasted" himself. When an undecided young woman voter asked Obama and Romney how they plan to rectify wage inequality in the workplace, Romney thought he could go in for the kill and show women he cared.
Romney hilarious in roast of himself, Obama at AlSmithDinner http: Share this —. Whether Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be able to rival Obama and Romney's words remains to be seen, but here's five of Obama and Romney's best moments in the week of the second debate:.
Obama and Romney unleashed a wealth of insults at one another on a range of issues, from pensions to the Benghazi attacks, and the public reacted instantly to these insults on Google and social media.
During a campaign stop at George Mason University after the second debate, Obama mocked Romney's indecisiveness and labeled it "Romnesia. His response was the top searched Google query during the debate, particularly in Virginia, New Jersey, Ohio and Illinois. Sponsored By.
Obama made fun of his own widely-panned first debate performance and reminded the crowd that "he got Bin Laden.