How to celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Shut up

A lot of people in America don't know much about Cinco de Mayo. One popular perception, for example, is that it's Mexico's Independence Day; in fact it's not -- that would be September 16 -- so it's no surprise that, when we're celebrating Cinco de Mayo, many of us have no idea why. On the other hand, history is boring and this goddamn beer isn't getting any colder -- so here's a five-second video that pretty much sums it up.

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