The House of Representatives has unanimously approved the creation of another Smithsonian institution, a National Latino Museum. It was one more sign that political leaders are desperately reacting to a time of crisis with policies we will regret for decades.
There is every indication, judging from our “woke” times, that this museum will become yet another platform to catalog and publicize perceived grievances, from the large and real ones to the most inadvertent “microaggression.” It will, for one thing, perpetuate the idea that the country is divided into identity groups that often were created by the bureaucracy at the insistence of activists.
It definitely won’t be about celebrating the Spanish presence in America — ironically the only thing that binds together the group the Census Bureau labels as “Hispanic.” We know this because leftist mobs are tearing down statues of conquistadors and saints.
So, no, it won’t be…