Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez states she reached Silver 3 in League during quarantine|Dot Esports
8 months after reaching Silver IV in League of Legends, congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) exposed last night that she made it to Silver III during the COVID-19 quarantine.
She said she used Sona to win her promotions but likewise plays other supports like Janna, Lux, and Morgana. “Dealing with my Lulu, but it’s not all set for prime-time television yet,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
This news sparked humorous reactions on Reddit and Twitter. AOC even responded to a fan asking if League has actually prepared her for the haters on Twitter, stating “Right-wing Twitter is kid’s play compared to inting 13 year olds.”
G2 Esports founder and CEO Carlos “ocelote” Rodríguez Santiago, who tweeted at AOC when she hit Silver IV last year, responded to the thread earlier today, asking if the congresswoman viewed G2 at Worlds 2019. Battling game super star Dominique “SonicFox” McLean likewise chimed in, saying “but when are you gon na let me teach you battling games?”
AOC isn’t the only politician who’s confessed to playing League in her downtime, though. Colorado governor Jared Polis delights in the MOBA too. In 2015, he claimed that winning in League is a “terrific feeling– it resembles passing an expense.”
If AOC continues to grind ranked solo line, the next milestone she could attempt to reach is striking Gold IV before the League season ends so she can get the latest Victorious skin.