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May 4, 2018

YOU CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP: Well, you could, but who’d believe you.

After pouring whisky over the statuette, the revelers perch a wide-brimmed hat atop its head and parade it up the street as a band plays a rowdy tune.

This is the festival of Jesus Malverde, considered the patron saint of drug traffickers, held every year in the Mexican city of Culiacan.

Culiacan is the capital of Sinaloa state, home base to one of the country’s most powerful drug cartels.

It is also home to a chapel devoted to Malverde, a folk hero who legend has it stole from the rich to give to the poor in early 20th century Sinaloa.

Here’s my beef. Why pour whisky (whiskey) on an idol? Will Vodka Pundit dare comment?