Obama spoke at a Thursday press briefing to address serious foreign policy issues like Ukraine and ISIS. Naturally, Twitter responded thoughtfully.
If Republicans claim Obama's suit is unconstitutional, nobody will be able to argue with them.— CC:Indecision (@indecision) August 28, 2014
You see, Obama came out not in his usual muted, nondescript dark-colored suit but in what many agreed was some sort of beige-colored monstrosity.
Who gave President Obama that old church suit from my dad's closet?— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) August 28, 2014
This is a major deviation for the president; he himself has said charcoal and navy suits are how he Gets Things Done.
Flashback: pic.twitter.com/xAAsE6rApq— Rebecca Sinderbrand (@sinderbrand) August 28, 2014
It made for some light-hearted jokes while he took on some heavy topics. But MSNBC's Irin Carmon may have won the snark-off:
We have achieved equality.— Irin Carmon (@irin) August 28, 2014
Important women politicians doing important things have had their wardrobe choices nitpicked for years. So should the president wonder exactly how he can be a powerful world leader and still have his clothing choices critiqued, he has a couple of acquaintances he can ask.