14 Real Obama Scandals That Have Nothing to do with His Wearing a Tan Suit


Five years ago last week, Barack Obama attended a press briefing in a tan suit, and the media wouldn’t shut up about it. Since then, the tan suit incident evolved into a myth that conservatives had freaked out about the suit.  So, of course, the media has chosen to turn the tan suit into the symbol of Obama’s “scandal-free” presidency. Chris Hayes of MSNBC marked the occasion with a segment called “Remembering Obama’s biggest scandal: the tan suit.” CNN, (which once reported on Trump getting two scoops of ice cream while everyone else gets one) remembered the incident as causing “a divisive disturbance in America’s normal sartorial acceptance of the President’s choices” or something. The Washington Post also reflected on the “huge controversy” it caused and called the tan suit a symbol of “the relative dearth of scandals during the Obama administration.”

Once again, it seems necessary to remind the public that the Obama administration was not scandal-free. In fact, Obama was so dogged by scandals there’s a whole book detailing them. But, to prove my point, here’s are just a few of them that have nothing to do with Obama wearing a tan suit:

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