The Best Political Memes of the 2012 Presidential Election

From 'Laughing Joe Biden' to '47 percent,' here are the viral trends that went mainstream

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Clint Eastwood's Empty Chair

In his guest speech at the Republican National Convention, actor-director Clint Eastwood railed against an empty chair that served as a puzzling stand-in for Barack Obama. The one-sided debate resulted in plenty of YouTube clips and parodies, including Jon Stewart's mocking recap on The Daily Show.

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