AOC on League of Legends: “Right-wing Twitter is child’s play compared to inting 13-year-olds”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, recently reached Silver III tier on League of Legends – and apparently, playing League with 13-year-olds is “child’s play” compared to dealing with right-wing Twitter.

Ocasio-Cortez, who is a US House candidate for NY-14 (Bronx and Queens) initially took to Twitter in order to share her accomplishment of reaching Silver III in League. Check out the tweet below.

AOC quickly received a deluge of responses from other League players all over the world, most of whom were delighted to see such a high-profile political representative openly addressing her affinity for playing video games.

It’s a well-known fact that Ocasio-Cortez is exceptionally quick-witted, so the clever banter that ensued comes as no surprise.

Check out the tweet below.

“Gotta know… what role?” asked one follower. AOC’s response that her role is to support the people was pretty solid. I laughed.

My favourite response, though, was definitely this one.

Calling a video game ult the “Medicare for All” of said game – at least in my case – elicited more than the usual nostril exhalation that occurs after reading something funny on the internet. I full on laughed at that one, to the extent that I woke my dog up from his afternoon snooze. I felt a bit bad after, but I’m sure he would have laughed too if he could read.

Renowned personalities from the games industry also responded to AOC’s tweet. As you can see from the tweet below, SonicFox is dying to get her off the MOBA buzz so they can teach her how to play fighting games.

Anyway, the best part about all of this is that AOC went on to say that “right-wing Twitter is like child’s play compare to inting 13-year-olds.” For those unacquainted with League lingo, inting means intentionally feeding, which in turn means purposely allowing players on the enemy team to benefit from attacking you.

It is genuinely refreshing to see a passionate politician publicly noting that alt-right trolls are less of a nuisance than League-loving 13-year-olds. That is an excellent display of conviction, and it makes me even happier that AOC managed to get Silver III.

If you’re curious about who she mains, AOC said she won her promos on Sona, but also plays Janna, Lux, and Morg. She’s working on her Lulu, too.

In related news, Valorant’s new weapon skin bundle is $95. Don’t reckon I’ll be buying that.

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