A Conversation between the Donkey and the Elephant about the color purple.
(Side note: the donkey is the Democrat mascot and the elephant is the Republican mascot.)
Donkey: “Did you hear about the rise of the Democrats in Georgia?”
Elephant: “What you talkin bout, Donkey?”
Donkey: “You know, people been watchin to see what the Democrats are going to do in Georgia. Well, it’s official. We done turned the state purple!”
Elephant: “How can you say that when we got a Republican Governor, a Republican House, a Republican Senate and most of the voters?”
Donkey: “Yeah, you do right now. But what makes a state purple is when things are changing and it could go either Republican or Democrat.” Here’s why we’re purple right now.
Elephant (getting noticeably agitated now): “Yeah, I get what you’re tryin to say. But Donk, you already explained why you’re still going to lose. You had a low voter turnout. And why do you think it’s going to be any different in November. On the other hand, my President gets people to come out. We’re going to turn out in numbers!!!”
Donkey (getting more bold now): “Bruh, you missed my drift. I said there was a low turnout but I also said that even with a low voter turnout, Stacey Abrams got more votes than the ex-President’s grandson. Let me try explaining this again.
Elephant: I hear you. But it ain’t over yet. Look at the Supreme Court ruling last month that supported Ohio in removing voters who hadn’t voted in 2 years. Don’t worry. Georgia is not done yet. And you keep talking about Ms. Stacey Abrams. But I remember a whole lot of Black leaders who didn’t support her. Who says they will now?
Donkey: Don’t let that give you hope. They didn’t support Keisha Lance Bottoms and now she’s Mayor of Atlanta. Lots of our Black middle class leaders didn’t support Stacey Abrams and she won. My auntie told me that no brown skinned woman who wore her “naps” was going to win. You know what I have to say to those Black middle class leaders?
Elephant: Yeah, always good talking to you Donk….but watch your behind too.