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What made the donkey and the elephant political?

December 1, 201136 min
Sure we take it for granted the elephant represents the Republican party and the donkey Democrats, but have you ever wondered why? Josh and Chuck explore the foundation of these bizarre political symbols in this old-timey episode of Stuff You Should Know.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit