30/08/2014 08:00 BST | Updated 30/08/2014 08:00 BST

The President Wore A Tan Suit And Twitter Freaked Out

President Obama's tan suit created a sartorial stir and the social media sphere shared it's feelings all over Twitter, of course.

No, the contrast on your television wasn't broken -- on Thursday afternoon, the President of the United States held an important press conference on foreign policy and all anybody could talk about was the "audacity of taupe." And yes, it became a hashtag. Although our commander-in-chief is known for his dad jeans and occasional Canadian tuxedo, it's safe to say his wardrobe has never attracted this much attention.

Unlike women, male politicians are rarely scrutinized for their wardrobe choices. Welcome to FLOTUS' world, Barack.