This is a rare photo of her looking nice, normal, and reasonable, which should give you an idea what she is like most of the time.
Sawant is a Socialist.
Not a ‘socialist’ in the small “s” description, but a full-blown Marxist Socialist with all of the nasty connotations that might bring up. (there IS a difference between having some ‘socialist’ views on some things and being an actual, card-carrying, Karl Marx-worshiping “SOCIALIST”)
It was never really any secret about Kshama Sawant’s socialism. She wears it like a huge badge of honor. Her constituents of District 3 knew her political views — and they voted her into office, much to the shagrin of the rest of the city.
But what they didn’t know was this: Kshama Sawant gets her marching orders from a closed group is known as Socialist Alternative, with a stated view pointing toward “the global capitalist system as the root cause of the economic crisis, poverty, discrimination, war, and environmental destruction.”
She doesn’t listen to the people who voted her into office. Instead, she gets instructions in the form of memos to tell her how to vote and what positions she must take......