Dems Name Mordecai Their Donkey

Just in time for Purim, the Democratic National Convention Committee this week announced the official mascot for the 2008 convention: a donkey named Mordecai.

The mascot was chosen by a panel of judges at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. Mordecai and his handler, 12-year-old Sophie Herzog of Fairplay, Colo., will take part in ceremonies leading up to the August convention, which will be held in Denver.

This story "Dems Name Mordecai Their Donkey" was written by Sarah Kricheff.

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