AOC made her first visit to an island belonging to Justin Mirsky, 32, and Laura Smykla, 33. The married couple are both casual players who are big fans of Ocasio-Cortez (they used to live in her district). When they saw the the invitation, they jumped at the opportunity to have her visit their island.
“I tweeted my code at her, and DMed her our code and also said, ‘please come visit, my wife and son would be so excited!’” Mirsky told TheNewstip.
An hour after Mirsky sent the tweet, the pair got a notification that someone was visiting their island. Ocasio-Cortez visited the island dressed in a shirt with “AOC” drawn on it, left a message on their island’s bulletin board, and exchanged fruits with the couple.