The Obama administration and the State Department in particular have made a disappointing habit of communicating via hashtags. The most embarrassing example remains the State Department’s #UnitedForUkraine hashtag, which didn’t do much to slow Russia’s incursion. It did, however, inspire Jen Psakito “hope that the #Kremlin & @mfa_russia will live by the promise of hashtag.” […]
Thefight against ISIS and terrorism on every level from telephone surveillance to 10,000 boots on the ground in Syria clearly dominated the “undercard” GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas, moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Outside, though, the usual suspects gathered to demand a #NoHateDebate and push for their own special interests. Sorry Planned Parenthood and […]
So far Russia’s intervention in Syria seems to be a little misdirected: Off by just a little?
In an interview yesterday at the Women in the World Summit, Hillary Clinton played the victim card in regards to her November election loss. At the summit, Clinton got a chance to tease her upcoming book where she will explain why James Comey and Wikileaks are to blame for the loss. Oh, and one other […]
http://twitter.com/#!/GeorgeHaldeman/status/527861403269357568 The hashtag #KeepCalmVoteDem is trending on Twitter right now, but that’s probably because it’s been “hijacked” by conservatives who are having quite a bit of fun pointing out reasons why there’s nothing “calm” about Democrats in power. Here are a few of the latest zingers for your reading pleasure: America, vote first to defend […]
While fundraising in New York Monday night, President Obama decided to try out some new material provided by his writers in the mainstream media. While GOP candidates try to work out alternatives to avoid another debacle like the CNBC debate, the president joked that if the candidates can’t handle a panel of moderators, they won’t […]
Exclusive: World’s first political emoji interview. Australia’s foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, simply loves using emojis to make a point. In a BuzzFeed News exclusive, we sat down with her for the world’s first political emoji interview. View this image › Lukas Coch for BuzzFeed / AAP Images 1. We started off with a simple […]
@charlescwcooke Guess they did reset the button after all. — Dana (@Grandbulldoggie) July 24, 2014 This week’s Time Magazine cover puts Vladimir Putin front and center: Zing your way out of this, Barack. pic.twitter.com/DgvCkDQhyr — Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) July 24, 2014 Remember Romney predicted this? Obama laughed “@TIME: Cold War II—Can anything stop […]