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


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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