Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes Her Animal Crossing Debut

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited some lucky Animal Crossing users on Thursday after starting her own island, as she announced via a Twitter thread on Thursday.

The House of Representatives member visited a few lucky islands after opening her DMs on Thursday with the intent to spread a bit of hope via community bulletin messages.

Ocasio-Cortez's first visit was to a family of former constituents, pictured above. As can be seen in the image, Ocasio-Cortez even made a customized "AOC" top for her campaign.

Though the visits delighted the subsection of Ocasio-Cortez and Animal Crossing fans, the incident was not without criticism. At least one critical user asked the representative why she was playing the game to which AOC clapped back, "Curious for your thoughts on Trump's golf bills."

We all need a place to unleash our Coronavirus anxiety, and it's reassuring that a representative is doing the same in an outlet so many of us have also chosen.

Though it seems AOC is not visiting any more islands anytime soon, there are plenty of teased potential updates coming to the game to keep us booting up Animal Crossing in the weeks to come. Stay tuned!