Tom- I can't help it, she's my white elephant.
Steve- It's never gonna happen.
Tom- Yeah, I know, but not for lack of trying.
Especially refers to this scenario when the drug's post-ingestion effect is particularly debilitating, such as that of horse or elephant tranquilizer.
2. The shitty economy Republicans always give to incoming Democratic presidents.
Intelligent person: Relax moron. It took eight years to get this way. It'll get better. Bush gifted a white elephant just like his daddy did before him.