Have you ever wondered why red is associated with Republicans? Or why donkeys are the Democratic animal? Have you just assumed that this is the way things have always been so why ask questions when you don't really care what the answers are anyway?
WELL, SHAME ON YOU. This is our country's political reality, people. You should care! At least a little. And at least about these kinds of trivia bits that are good party conversation. At least, they're good party conversation for tonight, and on other election nights. Don't try talking to people about this stuff at a New Year's Eve party. They're likely to back the fuck away from you and for good reason. But, if you want to impress people tonight, read on.