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 .”

The Hillary Clinton campaign, while not a government entity, upped the stupid factor lately by asking supporters to tweet, in three emoji or fewer, how their student indebtednes induced them feel.

It seems Australia has its own Hillary Clinton problem in the form offoreign affairs pastor Julie Bishop, who discovered emoji on her iPhone and has been decided to append them to nearly every message she sends. Here’s one example 😛 TAGEND

Buzzfeed even persuaded Bishop to grant” the worlds first political emoji interview ,” in which she answered questions use nothing butemoji.

It turns out not everyone in Australia’s government is as amused as Buzzfeed was when Bishop illustrated Vladimir Putin as afrowny redface.( DFAT stands for theDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade .)

Thumbs up!

One last topic about Bishop’s interview with Buzzfeed

And one last zinger from Bishop 😛 TAGEND

Back to business, then.

We don’t even want to imagine what would happen to Twitter if Bishop became pen pals with Cher.

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