The 5th of May is a day on which many Americans celebrate a phony holiday ginned up by the Maltese branch of a Mexican beer company.
When students at Dartmouth wanted to hold a “Phiesta” in conjunction with Cinco de Cerveza, they were called racist and shut down faster than a Condi Rice commencement speech.
Some Americans who held up American flags outside an American high school on Cinco do Cerveza were called racists by the kind of people who think Ed Schultz and Alan Grayson are great intellects.
But an MSDNC staffer wearing a sombrero and shaking maracas? Totally cool.