The reality is the Billionaires funding the gun ban industry want the State to have unlimited power to pass whatever laws it pleases without regard to the Constitution, and the Democratis are more than willing to take their money. https://www.nraila.org/articles/20201102/joe-biden-and-kamala-harris-want-to-destroy-the-second-amendment
Democratic Socialists would be nerer the reality, and the lot we have are much the same as that ilk the world round. They stick together, defend each other no matter how outrageous the action, and the photo below documents what happens to those who might resist the regime:
As for how popular “Democratic Socialist” regimes are look up Benito Mussolini and see what his subjects did to him when they finally got a chance.