The president has a bigger problem than Monday's Pew poll
: Colin Horgan says Obama came out of last week's debate with some seriously boring GIFs. Even though most of the ones Horgan saw made fun of Mitt Romney, "the lasting cultural images of him will at least feature the messages he set out to project," he writes.
(OK, maybe not this one
His quotes were used. The words might appear in neon flashing lights or as satire, but there they are. His phrases were remembered, if only as part of a carnival Internet sideshow. By contrast, not only was Obama entirely less memorable, but the Internet considered him to have ultimately been completely silent. As far as the gifs are concerned, he might as well have said nothing at all.