Donkey Basketball: Animal Abuse, or Harmless Fun for Jackasses?

The Humane Society of the United States is calling foul on a Montgomery County official's donkey basketball fundraiser February 11. For the non-rednecks out there, donkey basketball is just what it sounds like: people playing basketball while riding donkeys. Hilarious, right?

Charlie Riley, the precinct two operations manager, is holding the fundraiser at Magnolia Junior High, with proceeds going toward a senior citizens service group called The Friendship Center.

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Contributor Craig Malisow covers crooks, quacks, animal abusers, elected officials, and other assorted people for the Houston Press.
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