In a Twitter thread posted after the demonstration in the early hours of this morning, Wittes said he hoped that “maybe it will give someone something to smile about in Ukraine.”
During one of the live streams, Wittes said: “It was the most invasive, obtrusive, obnoxious thing that I could do to Russian diplomats that does not molest or do violence to their prerogatives as diplomats in the United States. I don’t want to make it comfortable to be a Russian diplomat in the United States right now,” the Washington Post reports.
Twitter enjoyed the show of solidarity, with one social media user branding the display “perhaps the most entertaining political statement ever.”
This is perhaps the most entertaining political statement ever.https://twitter.com/benjaminwittes/status/1514422654152982529\u00a0\u2026
Watch #Ukraine colors being projected on the Russian Embassy in DC. The Russians didn't like this and tried to wash it out with their own flashlights, but didn't really succeed.https://twitter.com/benjaminwittes/status/1514422654152982529\u00a0\u2026
Glorious. \n\nImagine being the poor Russian son of a b*tch tasked with Wednesday night Embassy spotlight duty. \n\n\u201cNo Ivan, left! LEFT!\u201dhttps://twitter.com/benjaminwittes/status/1514422201361043459\u00a0\u2026
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