The donkey is the fitting symbol for the Democratic Party. Originally chosen for its admirable characteristics of stubborness and virility, the donkey has since become synonymous with the less-admirable traits of stupidity and poor grooming habits.
The donkey's known aliases include:
The donkey population has decreased three-fold in the last several months. It is belived that Stephen Colbert hunted donkeys and fed them to elephants resulting in the increase in elephant population.