A Minnesota DFL Party official who championed defunding the police during the George Floyd riots has since changed her position after being violently attacked this week.
Shivanthi Sathanandan, the Second Vice Chairwoman for the DFL, posted an image of her bloodied face from the attack on Tuesday, explaining that she was carjacked at her home while her children were present.
“Four very young men, all carrying guns, beat me violently down to the ground in front of our kids,” she wrote in a Facebook post that included a photo she took of herself. “The young men held our neighbors up at gunpoint when they ran over and tried to help me. All in broad daylight.”
“Look at my face in the picture. This is the face of a