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Pierre Trudeau once said that the state has no place in the bedrooms of the nation. But according to Stephen Harper, it might have a place in your closet.

The prime minister is getting trolled on social media after he commented that women shouldn’t be allowed to wear a niqab during citizenship ceremonies, saying the face coverings are “rooted in a culture that is anti-woman.”

“We don’t allow people to…cover their faces during citizenship ceremonies,” he said. “And why would Canadians, contrary to our own values, embrace a practice at that time that is not transparent, that is not open and, frankly, is rooted in a culture that is anti-women?”

Oh boy.

Unsurprisingly, not everyone agrees with Harper’s sentiment. Less than 24 hours after those comments were made, the snarky hashtag #DressCodePM sprung up on Twitter. Soon, it was trending nation-wide.

A lot of people, it turned out, were pretty worried that they might too be inadvertently supporting some of these “anti-woman” notions:

Other people tried to get ahead of the problem, seeking Harper’s fashion-forward nod on their outfits BEFORE stepping outside:

In light of the comments, TLC is offering Harper his very own show:

But many commenters couldn’t help but point out the blatant hypocrisy of prime minister’s “anti-woman” remark:

Stephen Harper might want to watch what he says in the future though, because he’s committed all kinds of fashion faux pas himself:

Of course, many Muslims weighed in, offering some of their thoughts on the niqab comments:

But we don’t think anyone burned him quite like this: