Monday, May 05, 2008

The Pain of Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo. I surely am not the first to suggest that this is a holiday that no doubt causes a sort of brain freeze for certain self-described conservatives.

Why is that? Well, Cinco de Mayo celebrates a battlefield victory by the Mexicans over the French.

Which disfavored group shall we root for? Oh, my brain hurts ...

2 comments:

D.J. McGuire said...

For those of us of the Unionist persuasion, this is no contest. The pro-Union Mexicans are to be celebrated for waxing the pro-Confederate French.

USpace said...

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