Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Presidential Hashtags Through the Years

While our brave president’s brave wife using hashtag diplomacy to pressure Boko Harum to release the 250 Nigerian schoolgirls they have kidnapped may seem novel, in reality hashtags have a long and storied career in U.S diplomacy. The first known use of a hashtag is credited to Alexander Hamilton, who shortly after his duel with Aaron […]