That, allegedly, is how State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki explained her universally ridiculed tweet Thursday night, in which she hoped Kiev and the Russian Federation would “live by the power of hashtag,” the hashtag being #UnitedForUkraine.

Yes way.

Yes, it really happened, and here’s the video.


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