10 Reasons Captain America Should Be Your Fourth of July Mascot
You guys, I love America. I’m not saying I’m about to go paint my body red, white and blue and storm the streets of New York City (mainly because I think I would get arrested), but I use the hashtag #Murica whenever it applies and even more often when it doesn’t because FREEDOM. (#Murica.) Anyway, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably trying to come up with the best way to celebrate the anniversary of our dear country’s independence and, as we all know, every good celebration needs a mascot. Unless you didn’t already know that, in which case, congratulations, you’ve learned something new today. Now, my college mascot was a Rowdy Raider and my high school mascot a Quaker, so I’m used to men in costumes strutting their stuff and encouraging my pride. Why step out of my comfort zone now?
Cue Captain America! We already know that Captain America can take Harry Potter any day and that Chris Evans certainly isn’t hard on the eyes, but let’s set all of that aside for a second. There is no better mascot for your celebration than Captain America for countless reasons, but for the sake of brevity and the fact that us Americans have no patience for trivialities (because #freedom and #Murica and #arewethereyet), here are the top ten reasons that good ol’ Cap is the best choice for you this Fourth of July: