Few of America’s drunken partiers tonight, celebrating some confused combination of Mexican heritage, Corona and Dos Equis, will have the slightest idea of the reason for their celebration. But they are right to do so. Much like the heroes of the Alamo, the courageous Mexicans on the 5th of May gave their lives to delay the seemingly inevitable, and in the process, made it anything but.
They saved their country. They very likely saved ours too.
You can read about the world anywhere: you come to RodMartin.org to understand it. This week, Rod looks at the battle in the GOP and Dem primaries, the consequences of the candidates’ tax plans, the collapse in global poverty, PayPal’s hypocrisy in North Carolina, whether women should be punished for abortion, and the staggering (and poorly understood) importance of SpaceX landing a rocket on a tiny drone ship in the Atlantic. All this plus much much more, at RodMartin.org.