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Obama Held An Important Press Conference And All People Cared About Was His Tan Suit

President Barack Obama showed up at his press conference on Thursday to answer some important questions about … oh my gosh, did you see what he’s wearing? (It was actually a pretty important press conference on foreign policy, and you should read about it here and here.)

Obama made quite the bold sartorial choice on this late summer afternoon and donned a tan suit

Perhaps it was the upcoming long weekend that inspired the president to choose a lighter, more breezy color? Or maybe it was his attempt to come across as just a regular gent, who likes to change up his suit colors every once in a while. Whichever the case, for a man who once told Vanity Fair that he wears “only gray or blue suits,” the stark color change shocked the country…and by country, we mean Twitter. Instead of covering the content of what Obama was saying — which again, was important — many decided to become serious fashion critics for a hot second.

Obama vows to defeat whoever made him wear this suit.

— Josh Barro (@jbarro) August 28, 2014

Who gave President Obama that old church suit from my dad’s closet?

— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) August 28, 2014

I’m sorry but you can’t declare war in a suit like that.

— Damian Paletta (@damianpaletta) August 28, 2014

President Obama is here to sell you tornado insurance

— Jared Keller (@jaredbkeller) August 28, 2014

This suit is the boldest thing Obama’s done in months.

— Hunter Walker (@hunterw) August 28, 2014

The Audacity of Taupe

— Jared Keller (@jaredbkeller) August 28, 2014

Message from senior White House official: ‘He loves that suit.’

— Susan Page (@SusanPage) August 28, 2014

Congrats, America, your very important stances on Obama’s suit made news. Dreams really do come true.

More than 4,000 tweets were posted about Obama’s suit during that press conference

— Kia Makarechi (@Kia_Mak) August 28, 2014