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Tuesday, May 08, 2018

SPLC Complains Cinco de Mayo Festivities Are ‘Textbook Cultural Appropriation’

The Southern Poverty Law Center sent out a tweet on Cinco de Mayo warning revelers not to participate in "cultural appropriation."

"Most of the festivities surrounding #CincodeMayo in the US are textbook examples of cultural appropriation," wrote the official account for the anti-racism and anti-extremism organization.

The annual May 5 celebration has historically been observed to commemorate the Mexican Army's unlikely 1862 victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, and it is often celebrated in United States today with tequila and Mexican food.

The SPLC tweet linked to an article from the nonprofit Teaching Tolerance, which complained "Mexican culture cannot be reduced to tacos, oversized sombreros and piñatas."



Anonymous said...

Than blame Budweiser. Oh wait no, tell SPLC to lick our collective huevos

Anonymous said...

Were also not supposed to celebrate St. Patrick's day since were not Irish.

Anonymous said...

If you were traveling through any populated area in Mexico, at a speed of about 7-10 mph, and if you were to do a shot for every billboard or painted side of building advertising Corona, Negra Especial, Jose Cuervo, Tecate, etc., you would be dead in an hour.

Like 4:10 stated about St. Patrick's day. Funny you don't hear a fuss about celebrating the driving the snakes out of Ireland.

Solid example of how ridiculous they, not me, have gotten with the whole political correctness BS.

Anonymous said...

SPLC are the racist hate group they pretend to uncover. Noble sounding name hides evil hearts and mission.

Anonymous said...

Fine, we won't celebrate their holiday if they don't illegally enter our country. Oh, woops guess that won't work, huh?