This is what U.S. foreign policy has been reduced to: Government flacks engaging in hashtag diplomacy:

Yes, that’s State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki lamely giving the thumbs up to Ukraine.

At least Samantha Power couldn’t bring herself to tweet a photo with the hashtag impotently written on a card.

We have a feeling Russian President Vladimir Putin probably responded much in the same way Twitter did:

That’s right. The supposedly most powerful country in the world just responded to naked military aggression with a hashtag game.

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