How to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo--the day that US Americans think they're celebrating Mexican independence (that's Sept 16) by drinking Coronas and margaritas.

Or as this article calls it "Gringo de Mayo." Gustavo Arellano argues that the holiday is ridiculous as it celebrates the victory over French troops in one battle, even though Mexico was to lose the war, which ended in a five-year occupation by the French.