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Famous world leaders appearing in ads

Print magazine recently featured a piece about the onslaught of ads using the famous faces of world leaders – and world tyrants. (Naturally, ads featuring George W. Bush making goofy faces are especially popular). These politician pictures are used in advertisements for a variety of organizations (like Amnesty International) and also for regular ol’ corporations.

Like these ads for a brand of tape:

The cutline: “The world needs a tape like this.”

I’ll say!

The ads I found particularly clever were these for Spanish language magazine Veja using words to depict famous visages:

Be sure to examine the faces closely. Each features two words. Neat, huh?

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