I was at the UN right after the #GulfWar. I had something dreadful to say abt #SaddamHussein on a daily basis, which he deserved b/c he invaded #Kuwait. The Iraqi media compared me to an unparalleled serpent. I happened to have a snake pin, and wore it to my next meeting on Iraq.
The press asked me about it, I thought, “Well, this is fun.” On good days, I wore flowers butterflies & balloons, on bad days, all kinds of bugs & carnivorous animals, as an additional way of expressing what I was saying a visual way to deliver a message.

I had an arrow pin that looked like a missile. When we negotiated the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty the Russian foreign minister asked, “Is that one of your missile interceptors you’re wearing?” And I responded, “Yes. We make them very small. Let’s negotiate.”
Or, after we found that the Russians had planted a listening device—a “bug”—into a conference room near my office in the State Department, the next time I saw the Russians, I wore this huge bug. They got the message.
Albright wore this Arrow pin to a tense meeting w/ #Putin re: nuclear arms reduction. Putin asked if the pin she was wearing was “one of your interceptor missiles” she replied “Yes & as you can see, we know how to make them very small, so be ready to negotiate!
Photo Marie Dennis
"I spent many hours wrangling with the Palestinian leader about the need for compromise in the Middle East," she writes in her book, "Read My Pins: Stories From a Diplomat's Jewel Box" (HarperCollins, 2009). "My pin reflected my mood."
#MadelineAlbright's stylish snake pin!
If diplomacy was going well, she wore baubles & bows, if badly, bugs, bees to sting, mushrooms growing in the dark, and monkeys hearing, seeing and speaking no evil! What would she wear to #ImpeachmentTrialTwoPointOh? The fourth monkey! #DoNoEvil! #MadelineAlbright, #fashionista!
Beautiful @SpeakerPelosi #Fashionista has the most meaningful jewelry tho, she wears the #MaceOfTheRepublicBrooch, and chooses all the most authoritative moments to do so. Look's wonderful on her!
#TheMaceOfTheRepublicBrooch: Is fashioned after #TheMaceOfTheRepublic the ceremonial mace used to defend the House chamber, and we all know how much it needs defense!

Beloved #RBG, #PatronSaintOfLiberals #ChampionOfWomen was also an impressive #Fashionista! She had particular meaningful collars for every occasion a #DissentCollar, a #PrideCollar, a #PricklyCollar to wear to #KavanaughConfirmation & even a #CovidCollar! time.com/5914834/ruth-b…
#RuthBaderGinsburg and she had this prickly sharp collar for #AngryRapeyDrunken #KavanaughConfirmation! #ILikeBeer!

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After all the lies, when the dust finally settles, the truths will be known. The #WH doctors have been lying for #Trump, but we knew that. How disappointing some people are. Yeah, they snatched him back from the jaws of death and then lied. 1/2
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And of course, she's from the #USVI! I'll show you a photo when one comes out, I can't find one yet!
Oh! Congresswoman @RepStaceyPlaskett of the #USVI showed us posts in which #DomesticTerrorists informed each other that #Trump would prevent any #NationalGuardResponse to their incursion and so they would only have to overcome about 2000 #CapitolPolice, some of whom were 'girls'.
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