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Yes we tan! Obama ridiculed for
wearing a ´used car salesman´ suit
to discuss crises in Iraq and Ukraine

Daily Mail [UK], by Snejana Farberov

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/29/2014 4:52:12 AM

President Barack Obama took the podium this afternoon to address serious foreign policy issues, including ISIS militants in Iraq, the ongoing civil war in Syria and the crisis in Ukraine - but all anyone could talk about was the commander-in-chief´s tan suit. Within minutes, Twitter lit up with some 4,000 comments about the president´s summery sartorial choice. Some users praised the fashion-forward leader of the free world for his bold selection, while others suggested that the taupe two-piece number, paired with a crisp white shirt and a striped grey tie, was not an appropriate ensemble for the occasion.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/29/2014 5:41:55 AM     (No. 9985418)

The whole ensemble was unfitting for the occasion and drab...much like Abu bin Bama himself.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 8/29/2014 6:25:35 AM     (No. 9985453)

Apologies to used car salesmen everywhere...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jerseyden, 8/29/2014 6:37:33 AM     (No. 9985463)

Can´t stand Obama but wearing a tan suit would be the least thing I would criticize him for.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/29/2014 7:01:42 AM     (No. 9985480)

Settle down, girls.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/29/2014 7:47:28 AM     (No. 9985517)

Just in case we forgot he´s just back from the Vineyard.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx, 8/29/2014 8:28:46 AM     (No. 9985588)

Hey, give the man a break. He had a party to go to right after his "news" conference.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/29/2014 8:59:11 AM     (No. 9985636)

As another commenter said,

Whatever the color, it´s still empty.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 8/29/2014 9:06:34 AM     (No. 9985655)

What´s wrong with the suit? It´s August, and the color is appropriate for the season. Is the dress code for politicians really that rigid?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/29/2014 9:15:34 AM     (No. 9985670)

I suspect it was a subconscious attempt to fade into the background.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/29/2014 9:24:40 AM     (No. 9985688)

Now THAT´S funny! I was calling it an ice cream suit, but this is far better.

Whatever you call it, it was the wrong suit for the occasion and it was ill-fitting and unkempt looking. He looked like he´d borrowed it from a much larger man.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/29/2014 9:30:07 AM     (No. 9985704)

Friends, you must read this article - mostly tweets. Hilarious stuff and we all need a laugh, especially when it is at The Won´s expense.

Do NOT miss this one!

(Could those shoulders have been any wider? He has no shoulders and his regular suits are rather slim cut. And the right shoulder looks larger than the left.)

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Emerson, 8/29/2014 9:48:32 AM     (No. 9985733)

FTA:

Speaking to Vanity Fair in 2012, the president addressed his approach to sartorial choices.

‘You´ll see I wear only grey or blue suits,’ Obama told the magazine. ‘I´m trying to pare down decisions. I don´t want to make decisions about what I’m eating or wearing. Because I have too many other decisions to make.’


Seriously?


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Reply 13 - Posted by: richdet, 8/29/2014 7:18:45 PM     (No. 9986469)

OK, so the Prez is going for a super casual, "what, me worry?" look to go with his "strategy? I don´t need no stinkin´ strategy" presidency. Give it a year, I wager he will be doing next summer´s press conferences in cutoffs, tank, and flips. Beach Dad chic.

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