Here's what the Fourth would be like if Mexicans treated it like we treat Cinco De Mayo


For reasons we may never fully understand (aside from the American tendency to turn pretty much every holiday into an excuse to drink), it has become customary on Cinco de Mayo for millions of Americans to don sombreros, knock back margaritas, and eat guacamole — typically with only the haziest understanding of Mexican history.

Humor website The Flama flipped the script, staging what it would be like if a group of drunk Mexicans adopted the same level of stereotyping to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Then again, this seems to be more or less par for the course for most Americans' idea of an awesome Independence Day.

Food for thought. Watch the video below:


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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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