Presidential Primaries

Twitter erupts over color of Sanders’ suit

March 9, 2016: Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at the Univision, Washington Post Democratic presidential debate at Miami-Dade College. His suit, though, was the main event. (AP)

March 9, 2016: Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at the Univision, Washington Post Democratic presidential debate at Miami-Dade College. His suit, though, was the main event. (AP)

It’s #TheDress all over again – campaign edition.

While the Democratic presidential candidates debated Wednesday night over immigration and other weighty issues, the Internet was abuzz over Bernie Sanders’ suit. Namely, was it brown, or blue, or black, or even “eggplant” colored?

The debate was a throwback to the social media war over #TheDress, which some saw as blue and black and others saw as white and gold.

Sanders’ rapid response director tried to settle the debate Wednesday, but ended up muddying it.

He initially tweeted:

But then he corrected himself: 

He then entered a self-deprecating shame spiral: