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Your Favorite Disney Villains as World Leaders
by Max Nesterak

Saint Hoax is at it again, this time serving us world leaders as Disney villains. The Middle-Eastern artist (he hasn’t revealed his real name or where he lives) caught our attention when he turned world leaders into drag queens (now available as sweatshirts) and then into blow-up sex dolls. He rewrites history through visual lies, calling the work “POPlitical." In this latest iteration exploring the performativity of global politics, Saint Hoax imagines Sarah Palin as Cruella de Vil, Kim Jong-un as the Queen of Hearts, and Margaret Thatcher as Yzma. Accompanying this PoliVillains series is a dark fable in which realpolitik is the antagonist and there’s no hero in sight:

Once upon a fiery night
 When leftists took an unholy right
 And rightists took a wicked left
 Agendas planned with utter deft
 Bloody eyes and a vicious grin
 A long road that is paved with sin
 They don't cast spells, nor do they breathe fire
 Characterized as meticulous liars
 Intentions hidden behind a veil 
 There’s nothing fairy about that tale
 They turn the page to a darker chapter
 Where we live happy never after


Kim Jong-un as The Queen of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland)


Hillary Clinton as Evil Queen Grimhilde (Snow White)


Nicolas Sarkozy as Jafar (Aladdin)


Margaret Thatcher as Yzma (The Emperor's New Groove)


 Vladimir Putin as Judge Claude Frollo (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)


Posted by Max Nesterak on 4/5/14 | tags: pop saint hoax disney villains polivillains putin thatcher kim jong-un Sarkozy Hillary Clinton sarah palin the hunchback of notre dame the emperor's new groove aladin jafar snow white Alice in Wonderland cruella de vil

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