Gabriel Boric is set to become Chile's youngest President after he won a presidential runoff election on Sunday—and Taylor Swift fans couldn’t be happier.
The excitement for the 35-year-old leftist’s victory is for more than just his political beliefs because as it turns out, he’s actually a dedicated Swiftie himself.
Since news broke that Boric was a Taylor Swift fan, the rest of the Swift fandom has taken him in with open arms.
“FUN FACT: The Swiftie candidate for the presidency of Chile, @gabrielboric has won the elections! He shares that he discovered @TaylorSwift1 during the pandemic and that his favorite album is ‘Folklore,’” read one tweet.
🚀 FUN FACT: The Swiftie candidate for the presidency of Chile, @gabrielboric has won the elections! 🇨🇱
He shares t… https://t.co/zW6KbvXqs0
— The Swift Society (@The Swift Society)
In the photos, Boric can be seen wearing Swift’s merch—her infamous cardigan—alongside a tweet of his that reads “I feel #Swiftie.” The other photo also shows him smiling while holding a photo of Swift photoshopped to look like Jesus.
The tweet has since garnered 2.9K retweets and 10.4K likes.
Hey, if there’s one thing Swifties are, it’s dedicated.
In the replies, on Chilean fan wrote of Boric’s ideals, “We are amazingly happy because he rejects the dictatorship of Pinochet and he accepts all diversity and he is just 36 years old, he has fought for a fair Chile for many years...”
@TheSwiftSociety @gabrielboric @taylorswift13 We are amazingly happy because he rejects the dictatorship of Pinoche… https://t.co/Erw0QdEXB1