The White House’s tired brand of flaccid, armchair activism has yet to yield any real benefits — other than cheap boosts to the Obama administration’s already-massive egos, that is.

Cartoonist Eric Allie’s take on the White House’s love of empty gestures says it all:

President Bystander and Friends.




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Jen Psaki says Russians not following up their #UnitedForUkraine hashtag with actions

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Sandra Fluke jumps on the hashtag diplomacy bandwagon

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‘Reality slap’ photo puts first lady’s hashtag activism in brutal perspective [pic]

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