Fun Fact – Grand Old Party

The elephant commonly used to symbolize the GOP was first drawn today in 1874. Why the elephant? Because it has a far reaching trunk? Hmmm… I don’t think so. Because it has a good memory?? Well, maybe this elephant needs some Ginkgo biloba! Those traditional characteristics of the Republican party have been forgotten along with the tale of how this symbol got its start!

For the “real” story, read this.