Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes ‘Watchmen’ on Twitter

Outspoken Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the high-profile new Congresswoman from New York’s 14th District, surprised comic book fans this morning by responding to critics on social media by quoting Watchmen at them on Twitter.

Responding to a news story about fellow Democrats who were hoping to rein her in, Ocasio-Cortez said, “To quote Alan Moore:

‘None of you understand. I’m not locked up in here with YOU. You’re locked up in here with ME.'”

Rorshcach from Watchmen

The line, from Watchmen, was delivered by Rorschach and declared at inmates in the prison where he was incarcerated following his arrest. Read the exact tweet below by Ocasio-Cortez:

She’s one of us! Apart of the geek army!

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