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AWFUL: Smithsonian Mag Says “Today We Celebrate The Time Canada Burned Down The White House”

What is wrong with the folks at Smithsonian Mag? They have actually published an article about the burning of the White House with a sort of celebratory headline.

Take a look at this:

Today We Celebrate the Time Canada Burned Down the White House

Two hundred years ago today, a 36-year old America declared war, for the second time, against Great Britain. The plan was to conquer Canada and wrest North America for the United States once and for all. But, by pretty much all measures, the war was a total mess…

It began in confusion, with the United States declaring hostilities unaware that one of its major war aims was already addressed. […]

See the full story here.

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