Tourists visiting the White House must now adhere to a dress code which bans jeans, sneakers, shorts, miniskirts, T-shirts, tank tops, and flip-flops.
Since this is an extremely important rule, signs were posted and emails sent White House staff (writes Al Kamen in the Washington Post).
A telling detail, per the WaPo:
The e-mail reminder was all in capital letters.
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