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If Mexicans Celebrated The 4th Like Americans Celebrate Cinco De Mayo


  • La Flama

Google "Cinco de Mayo party" and this is the first image that pops up in the results, courtesy at Party City: 


For some reason, Americans think that celebrating the May 5 anniversary of the Battle of Puebla — when the Mexican army defeated the French in a surprising victory — is a good excuse to throw on a sombrero and poncho and act like an asshole while drinking Corona and margaritas.

That's annoying.  

With America's big ol' birthday coming up on Saturday — Happy birthday, freedom! — The Flama decided to depict what it looked like if the tables were turned. 

It would look a little something like this. 

[h/t La Flama]

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