[Ed. – Bonus: he was apparently an “Aztlan” activist in his college years. “Aztlan” is the mythical construct of an indigenous-peoples Aztec-toned empire encompassing parts of North America, which has no foundation – literally none at all – in actual history, and which could not even exist as a concept without the era of European colonization by Spain. The latter is the only thing that links current-day U.S. territory socially or politically with Mexico.]
The media is touting Biden’s pick of Robert Santos as historic because he would be the first “census director of color”. Emphasizing the race or ethnicity of Biden’s nominees has become the media’s usual tactic for obscuring their radicalism while accusing their critics of racism.
As a third-generation American whose grandparents came to this country over a century ago, whose parents raised him not to speak Spanish, Santos is hardly an oppressed minority. …
The Urban Institute, where he serves as Vice President, stated that his, “specialty areas include undocumented immigrants and other disadvantaged populations”. Santos’ first publication was for a partnership between the Urban Institute and the National Council of La Raza.