David Blevins, the Ireland correspondent for Sky News, set off a discussion about fashion double-standards earlier today when he tweeted about female politicians wearing the same outfit. Blevins pointed out that journalist Tracey Magee and first ministers Nicola Sturgeon and Arlene Foster all own a very similar suit:
Get it? Because they're women, they share clothes! And it's weird for them to wear the same outfit! Sturgeon quickly replied with a picture of Blevins, pointing out the obvious:
Blevins then apologized with the hashtag #JacketGate, because a Twitter fight isn't real until it has its own hashtag.
And even better, he followed it with a self-depreciating retweet of a comment posted by his brother:
Now that's the sign of a true apology.