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Submission + - State Senate Candidate Under Fire for Playing World of Warcraft (bbc.co.uk)

ianare writes: The gaming hobby of a political candidate has become an issue in a state senate race in Maine. Colleen Lachowicz's liking for back-stabbing and poison in WoW raise questions about her "fitness for office", Republicans claim. They've also detailed some of the comments Ms Lachowicz has made while talking about her orc rogue, in particular highlighting her affection for the ability to stab things and kill people without suffering a jail sentence.
"I think it's weird that I'm being targeted for playing online games," said Ms Lachowicz in a statement. "Apparently I'm in good company since there are 183 million other Americans who also enjoy online games.

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