26 February 2013
By Eric Spitznagel
"I called Mimi Soltysik, the Vice-Chair of the Socialist Party USA and the State Chair for the Socialist Party of California.
Also, did I mention that his name is Mimi Soltysik? Mimi Soltysik! It
sounds like a Russian spy character that Severn Darden would’ve played
in the ’60s. Soltysik said exactly what you’d think a socialist would
say about right-wing nutjobs throwing around words like socialist. “The
two party system and corporate America has such a strong stranglehold
over the media that it’s largely Democrats and Republicans who are
framing this conversation about socialists and socialism. As more
socialists get an opportunity to speak for themselves, then I think we
might be able to see the tenor change a little bit. ...."