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Obama admin’s toughest sanctions against Putin yet: Hashtag games

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http://twitter.com/#!/SaintRPh/status/449014547555180544

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

http://twitter.com/#!/statedeptspox/status/448944053741031424

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

http://twitter.com/#!/macon44/status/448885692811071488
http://twitter.com/#!/JohnKerry/status/448896522319458304
http://twitter.com/#!/AmbassadorPower/status/448975553127649280

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:

http://twitter.com/#!/ianessling/status/449006472257474560
http://twitter.com/#!/PruPaine/status/449014064325206016
http://twitter.com/#!/SaintRPh/status/449019559165435904
http://twitter.com/#!/carneross/status/448984698174595072
http://twitter.com/#!/SaintRPh/status/449016083400237058

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

Related:

‘Fernworthy’: Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine; Obama tells Putin U.S. committed to diplomatic resolution

Ted Cruz slams Harry Reid over Ukraine aid bill, demonization of Koch brothers

Oliver Stone goes full crackpot on Ukraine-Russia debacle

He’s a big kid now! State Department lets John Kerry have his own Twitter account

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/27/obama-administration-launches-toughest-sanctions-against-putin-yet-diplomatic-hashtag-games/

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