In the book, the donkey's eyes are open, but in the floral display, the donkey's eyes are closed, as if it's enjoing the mayor's kiss.
Quentin: We need to get [Pelswick] the best lawyer in the country, currently not defending the violent video game makers.
Pelswick: (on the steps of Town Hall) Jeez, you'd think Town Hall would have a RA-A-A-A-AMP!!!
Goon: You turned a dove into a potato? Don't turn me into a potato!