‘Unleash the hashtags of war': Samantha Power’s condemnation of Iraq militants lacks key ingredient

Iraq is falling back into militant hands and contingency plans are being made to evacuate the American embassy in Baghdad. But maybe the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. can stop the militant advance with one thunderous, intimidating tweet:

Because the militants care so much about Iraq’s “progress.”

Can Samantha Power’s “strong condemnation” via Twitter do the trick? The confidence level is low:

What was missing from Power’s tweet? The lack of a totally kick-butt hashtag was obvious:

Exactly. Power should consult with Jen Psaki on this subject. The “promise of hashtag” can move mountains, as many know:

Just one more step and the militants will be driven from Iraq:

Or better yet just make that the hashtag: #SternFace!

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