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Five years ago, Obama was blasted for wearing a tan suit. Now, it's used to contrast him with Trump.

Aug 28, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Ronald Reagan wore tan suits during his presidency. So did Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

But on Aug. 28, 2014, when President Barack Obama showed up for a White House news conference dressed in beige, the light-colored suit became a matter of national import. Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) fumed that the suit pointed to a "lack of seriousness" on the president's part, cable news shows held roundtable discussions, fashion critics and image consultants...