Jen Psaki (@statedeptspox) April 24, 2014
As Twitchy reported, the State Department engaged in some Twitter diplomacy last month, coining the hashtag #UnitedForUkraine” and tweeting photos of people holding signs, like this:
Apparently the State Department is sticking with its social media approach to the Ukraine crisis, with spokesperson Jen Psaki hoping that the Kremlin and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation will “live by the promise of hashtag.”
It’s almost as though the Russians take Twitter hashtags as seriously as Hillary Clinton’s famous “reset button.”
Hey Jan, the #1980s called. They want their….
Okay. I'm a non-interventionist, but even I cannot endorse a promise of a hashtag as a foreign policy.—
Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl) April 25, 2014
I'm embarrassed by and for you.—
Groucho Marxist (@YankInGeorgia) April 25, 2014
You knew it was coming:
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.