Remember the Absolut brouhaha?
Remember the Alamo?
Well, none of those contentious binational wars would ever come close to what’s looming behind a
moronic proposition to rename the Gulf of Mexico as Gulf of America. The brilliant idea popped into the head of State Rep. Steve Holland of Mississippi, most likely because there’s not a lot to do in Mississippi, so people have plenty of time to think over important stuff.
I couldn’t make this up… even if I tried.
State Rep. Steve Holland (D) has introduced HB 150, which says that “for all official purposes within the state of Mississippi, the body of water located directly south of Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties shall be known as the ‘Gulf Of America’; and for related purposes.”