I believe Pantload is trying to look like Chuck Norris' sidekick deputy in Walker, Texas Ranger.
He's a stylish guy. He knows the hat should match his face.
How appropriate that the Sludge Report would have readers like you.
I see the Sludge Report is drawing even more sludge out of the ground to post.
The guy who gave him the hat probably had headlice and is laughing himself sick right now.