Ask The Consumerists: Why Is It Cool To Make Fun Of "Drunk" Irish People?

Reader Kyran sent this photo of a hat sold by Walmart and asked the following question:

“Why are the Irish the last group you can still make fun of in retail?”

Despite our extreme Irishness, we don’t really have a good answer for this question. Maybe it’s because most Irish people don’t really care if you make fun of them on ridiculous tacky baseball caps? Then again, maybe Walmart is secretly part of the Know Nothing Party?

Discuss.