As a leader of his church in Boston, Mitt Romney ran into a few troubles. One of them was a type of cloth, according to Nancy Dreg, a member of the church.
From the Washington Post:
[O]n a more interpersonal level, Romney had a harder time connecting. During one meeting with the church’s women’s relief society, he encouraged the wives of his peers to look after less fortunate families in the congregation, but advised that the culture shock might be difficult for them. “ ‘Sometimes, people are wearing polyester in Medford,’ ” Dredge recalled Romney as saying. “I thought, ‘Oh my God.’ ”